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. 17 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Nov. 17 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Quantum of Solace$4,131,471-72%3,451--$1,197$71,660,9651Sony / Columbia
2Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa$1,165,550-88%4,0659$287$118,070,5712Paramount / DreamWorks
3Role Models$811,871-69%2,7986$290$38,386,6072Universal
4Changeling$304,641-72%1,89641$161$27,936,5424Universal
5Zack and Miri Make a Porno$292,054-60%2,210-525$132$26,756,2183The Weinstein Company
6Soul Men$173,464-68%2,0484$85$9,543,3222MGM / Weinstein
7The Secret Life of Bees$170,462-71%1,449-32$118$33,799,9265Fox Searchlight
8High School Musical 3: Senior Year$151,868-88%3,202-262$47$84,318,3664Disney
9Saw V$143,522-65%2,002-827$72$55,522,8054Lionsgate
10The Haunting of Molly Hartley$82,493-70%1,587-989$52$12,568,6783Freestyle