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 Mon, Nov. 3 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Nov. 3 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Zack and Miri Make a Porno$1,184,121-61%2,735--$433$11,250,1571The Weinstein Company
2High School Musical 3: Senior Year$1,142,712-79%3,6263$315$63,175,9222Disney
3Saw V$778,742-66%3,08424$253$46,246,1542Lionsgate
4Changeling$768,157-71%1,8501835$415$10,798,9172Universal
5The Haunting of Molly Hartley$426,813-64%2,652--$161$5,850,3151Freestyle
6The Secret Life of Bees$363,282-70%1,611-19$226$25,662,1543Fox Searchlight
7Max Payne$358,731-67%2,564-817$140$35,898,3253Fox
8Beverly Hills Chihuahua$350,082-80%3,004-186$117$84,530,7105Disney
9Pride and Glory$337,919-66%2,5850$131$12,055,7762Warner Bros. / New Line
10Eagle Eye$311,007-69%2,007-551$155$92,925,9866Paramount / DreamWorks