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 Wed, Nov. 19 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Nov. 19 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Quantum of Solace$3,322,526-18%3,451--$963$79,035,7501Sony / Columbia
2Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa$1,069,310-10%4,0659$263$120,330,1232Paramount / DreamWorks
3Role Models$783,229-11%2,7986$280$40,050,1952Universal
4Changeling$342,847-10%1,89641$181$28,658,7584Universal
5Zack and Miri Make a Porno$283,660-13%2,210-525$128$27,367,7913The Weinstein Company
6The Secret Life of Bees$193,918-1%1,449-32$134$34,190,4105Fox Searchlight
7High School Musical 3: Senior Year$156,533-9%3,202-262$49$84,646,9964Disney
8Soul Men$143,534-10%2,0484$70$9,846,3712MGM / Weinstein
9Saw V$130,040-8%2,002-827$65$55,793,4904Lionsgate
10Eagle Eye$84,000-3%1,214-193$69$98,986,4318Paramount / DreamWorks