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 Thu, Oct. 30 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Oct. 30 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Saw V$1,231,6440%3,060--$402$35,726,3441Lionsgate
2High School Musical 3: Senior Year$1,046,7142%3,623--$289$46,715,7991Disney
3The Secret Life of Bees$478,590-3%1,63039$294$21,288,3182Fox Searchlight
4Pride and Glory$468,407-8%2,585--$181$8,354,5851Warner Bros. / New Line
5Max Payne$458,544-2%3,3815$136$31,852,1112Fox
6Body of Lies$330,8080%2,150-564$154$32,250,0163Warner Bros.
7W.$328,033-3%2,05020$160$19,948,8242Lionsgate
8Eagle Eye$318,2508%2,558-768$124$89,132,7285Paramount / DreamWorks
9Beverly Hills Chihuahua$301,6218%3,190-49$95$79,316,5144Disney
10Quarantine$225,72811%2,228-235$101$29,667,5253Sony / Screen Gems