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, Nov. 6 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Nov. 6 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Zack and Miri Make a Porno$1,032,633-3%2,735--$378$14,412,6761The Weinstein Company
2Changeling$832,8182%1,8501835$450$13,306,4762Universal
3High School Musical 3: Senior Year$765,84534%3,6263$211$66,412,9492Disney
4Saw V$574,338-2%3,08424$186$48,119,8852Lionsgate
5The Secret Life of Bees$382,2308%1,611-19$237$26,814,0503Fox Searchlight
6Pride and Glory$327,374-1%2,5850$127$13,087,5362Warner Bros. / New Line
7Beverly Hills Chihuahua$316,38829%3,004-186$105$85,742,6955Disney
8Max Payne$302,3712%2,564-817$118$36,865,9933Fox
9Eagle Eye$283,66712%2,007-551$141$93,804,7706Paramount / DreamWorks
10The Haunting of Molly Hartley$273,80910%2,652--$103$6,746,5201Freestyle