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. 10 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Nov. 10 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa$5,146,646-71%4,056--$1,269$68,253,9491Paramount / DreamWorks
2Role Models$2,191,351-54%2,792--$785$21,357,4941Universal
3High School Musical 3: Senior Year$846,590-65%3,464-162$244$76,418,8693Disney
4Zack and Miri Make a Porno$775,561-47%2,7350$284$21,461,6822The Weinstein Company
5Changeling$722,542-62%1,8555$390$21,282,6643Universal
6Soul Men$473,624-62%2,044--$232$5,874,9451MGM / Weinstein
7Saw V$438,073-53%2,829-255$155$52,625,4113Lionsgate
8The Secret Life of Bees$334,785-59%1,481-130$226$30,237,7244Fox Searchlight
9The Haunting of Molly Hartley$332,460-50%2,576-76$129$10,397,2622Freestyle
10Eagle Eye$286,476-50%1,407-600$204$96,633,6537Paramount / DreamWorks