Grosses

'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' Leads Again on Wednesday with $3.89 MillionJuly 24, 2014 07:15 AM

by Shawn Robbins

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes added $3.9 million yesterday for a 42 percent week-to-week decline, giving the sequel $152.4 million domestically in its first 13 days. Apes is running 33 percent ahead of the pace of its 2011 predecessor.

Universal reports that The Purge: Anarchy posted $2.6 million on Wednesday, off 28 percent from the day before. The thriller sequel has tallied $39.3 million in its first 6 days, or 6 percent less than its 2013 predecessor.

Planes: Fire and Rescue dropped just 9 percent to earn $2.1 million on Wednesday. The animated Disney sequel has totaled $23.8 million in its first 6 days, 20.5 percent less than last year's first flick.

Sex Tape accounted for $1.5 million yesterday, giving it a 6-day haul of $19.65 million. The R-rated comedy is lagging behind the pace of 2011's Bad Teacher by 54 percent.

Rounding out the top five, Transformers: Age of Extinction slid 39 percent from last week to $1.2 million yesterday. Michael Bay's fourth franchise entry has amassed $230.8 million domestically up to this point, overtaking X-Men: Days of Future Past ($230.79 million) as this summer's top domestic grosser so far.

Daily Domestic Gross Tue, Jul. 22 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Jul. 22 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Dark Knight$20,868,560-15%4,366--$4,780$203,774,8461Warner Bros.
2Mamma Mia!$4,433,5878%2,976--$1,490$36,278,3161Universal
3Journey to the Center of the Earth$1,824,04712%2,83019$645$46,956,2172Warner Bros. / New Line
4Hancock$1,708,4141%3,776-189$452$194,936,5533Sony / Columbia
5WALL-E$1,548,2639%3,310-539$468$185,708,6854Disney
6Hellboy II: The Golden Army$1,157,863-1%3,2128$360$58,857,0452Universal
7Space Chimps$1,121,70914%2,511--$447$9,291,8541Fox
8Wanted (2008)$644,389-2%2,433-724$265$124,624,6704Universal
9Get Smart$591,5106%2,135-951$277$120,761,0085Warner Bros.
10Kung Fu Panda$322,45314%1,505-1199$214$207,221,8077Paramount / DreamWorks