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 Sun, Aug. 3 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Aug. 3 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Dark Knight$12,764,721-26%4,266-100$2,992$393,755,5573Warner Bros.
2The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor$10,603,534-28%3,760--$2,820$40,458,7351Universal
3Step Brothers$5,215,125-16%3,0940$1,686$63,170,4772Sony / Columbia
4Mamma Mia!$3,766,015-25%3,06272$1,230$87,470,4373Universal
5Journey to the Center of the Earth$2,021,407-27%2,285-403$885$72,932,6024Warner Bros. / New Line
6Swing Vote$1,682,791-35%2,213--$760$6,230,9421Disney
7Hancock$1,413,209-34%2,782-527$508$215,884,3875Sony / Columbia
8WALL-E$1,378,998-29%2,555-489$540$204,080,4756Disney
9The X-Files: I Want to Believe$1,000,360-28%3,1850$314$17,018,6752Fox
10Space Chimps$793,039-30%2,134-404$372$21,973,9673Fox