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 Wed, Oct. 29 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Oct. 29 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Saw V$1,237,325-19%3,060--$404$34,494,7001Lionsgate
2High School Musical 3: Senior Year$1,025,712-12%3,623--$283$45,669,0851Disney
3Pride and Glory$508,468-14%2,585--$197$7,886,1781Warner Bros. / New Line
4The Secret Life of Bees$492,718-7%1,63039$302$20,809,7282Fox Searchlight
5Max Payne$466,411-15%3,3815$138$31,393,5672Fox
6W.$337,623-17%2,05020$165$19,620,7912Lionsgate
7Body of Lies$331,926-14%2,150-564$154$31,919,2083Warner Bros.
8Eagle Eye$295,921-7%2,558-768$116$88,814,4785Paramount / DreamWorks
9Beverly Hills Chihuahua$279,031-5%3,190-49$87$79,014,8934Disney
10Quarantine$203,759-9%2,228-235$91$29,441,7973Sony / Screen Gems