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 Sun, Jan. 6 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Jan. 6 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1National Treasure: Book of Secrets$4,965,904-43%3,762-70$1,320$170,873,0603Disney
2Alvin and the Chipmunks$4,125,925-39%3,462-22$1,192$176,279,9664Fox
3Juno$4,052,025-38%1,925906$2,105$51,669,0962Fox Searchlight
4I Am Legend$3,684,006-46%3,64812$1,010$228,054,8454Warner Bros.
5One Missed Call$2,165,399-58%2,240--$967$12,511,0461Warner Bros.
6Charlie Wilson's War$1,971,649-45%2,59419$760$52,552,1563Universal
7P.S. I Love You$1,953,201-40%2,4717$790$39,203,8623Warner Bros.
8The Water Horse: Legend of the Deep$1,736,529-34%2,7775$625$30,820,1422Sony / Columbia
9Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street$1,513,615-34%1,2490$1,212$38,609,9303Paramount / DreamWorks
10Aliens vs. Predator - Requiem$1,229,098-33%2,6176$470$37,052,2242Fox