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 Thu, Dec. 27 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Dec. 27 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1National Treasure: Book of Secrets$10,517,175-15%3,832--$2,745$88,403,0851Disney
2Alvin and the Chipmunks$9,520,25514%3,49924$2,721$112,370,5582Fox
3I Am Legend$7,403,663-15%3,62014$2,045$167,076,9132Warner Bros.
4Charlie Wilson's War$3,065,390-18%2,575--$1,190$22,738,5581Universal
5Aliens vs. Predator - Requiem$2,941,550-33%2,563--$1,148$16,829,5240Fox
6The Water Horse: Legend of the Deep$2,679,2825%2,772--$967$7,611,0850Sony / Columbia
7P.S. I Love You$2,472,726-3%2,454--$1,008$14,298,0351Warner Bros.
8Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street$2,336,800-15%1,249--$1,871$18,720,3911Paramount / DreamWorks
9Enchanted$1,990,73515%2,227-839$894$104,149,7255Disney
10The Great Debaters$1,575,833-23%1,164--$1,354$7,250,9650MGM / Weinstein