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. 24 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Dec. 24 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1National Treasure: Book of Secrets$7,004,342-45%3,832--$1,828$51,787,7531Disney
2I Am Legend$4,401,169-57%3,62014$1,216$141,170,8382Warner Bros.
3Alvin and the Chipmunks$4,390,793-50%3,49924$1,255$88,434,5932Fox
4Charlie Wilson's War$1,957,076-38%2,575--$760$11,614,4351Universal
5Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street$1,168,920-55%1,249--$936$10,470,1211Paramount / DreamWorks
6The Golden Compass$1,000,219-39%2,953-575$339$50,002,3973New Line
7Enchanted$874,595-39%2,752-314$318$99,296,7685Disney
8P.S. I Love You$717,767-63%2,454--$292$7,198,3211Warner Bros.
9Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story$554,421-57%2,650--$209$4,727,6941Sony / Columbia
10No Country for Old Men$379,104-45%1,222-126$310$37,288,9217Miramax