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 Sat, Dec. 15 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Dec. 15 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1I Am Legend$28,795,931-4%3,606--$7,986$58,855,5031Warner Bros.
2Alvin and the Chipmunks$18,883,34942%3,475--$5,434$32,183,9571Fox
3The Golden Compass$3,715,62141%3,5280$1,053$38,294,5202New Line
4Enchanted$2,446,25150%3,066-454$798$90,348,6414Disney
5No Country for Old Men$1,195,54741%1,34824$887$32,628,2326Miramax
6The Perfect Holiday$1,018,68245%1,307--$779$2,368,3041Yari Film Group
7This Christmas$974,35529%1,92142$507$45,469,9934Sony / Screen Gems
8Fred Claus$948,29133%2,750-435$345$68,324,0926Warner Bros.
9August Rush$724,98121%2,007-303$361$27,608,3784Warner Bros.
10Beowulf$557,55527%1,659-1317$336$78,873,9825Paramount