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 Tue, Jan. 22 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Jan. 22 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Cloverfield$2,115,330-65%3,411--$620$48,262,5871Paramount
227 Dresses$1,465,267-67%3,057--$479$28,907,3051Fox
3The Bucket List$1,093,911-58%2,9154$375$45,319,4732Warner Bros.
4Juno$857,244-57%2,53486$338$87,950,7594Fox Searchlight
5Mad Money$501,519-67%2,470--$203$9,775,5691Overture
6National Treasure: Book of Secrets$446,358-78%2,963-414$151$199,937,2395Disney
7Atonement$423,368-55%1,291341$328$33,074,6757Focus
8First Sunday$364,772-79%2,2130$165$30,536,0672Sony / Screen Gems
9I Am Legend$332,973-67%2,525-828$132$248,817,9316Warner Bros.
10Alvin and the Chipmunks$325,216-87%2,962-422$110$199,134,3116Fox