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, Dec. 17 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Dec. 17 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1I Am Legend$7,465,714-59%3,606--$2,070$84,677,4241Warner Bros.
2Alvin and the Chipmunks$2,641,610-78%3,475--$760$46,948,5141Fox
3The Golden Compass$856,021-65%3,5280$243$41,630,5902New Line
4Enchanted$504,844-65%3,066-454$165$92,306,5874Disney
5No Country for Old Men$371,128-53%1,34824$275$33,783,3016Miramax
6August Rush$218,638-50%2,007-303$109$28,266,7364Warner Bros.
7Fred Claus$194,124-65%2,750-435$71$69,078,1446Warner Bros.
8Beowulf$184,915-52%1,659-1317$111$79,443,5295Paramount
9This Christmas$181,764-66%1,92142$95$46,184,8214Sony / Screen Gems
10Awake$151,175-50%1,442-581$105$13,221,8063MGM / Weinstein