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. 27 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Jan. 27 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Rambo$4,784,750-29%2,751--$1,739$18,203,1331Lionsgate
2Meet the Spartans$3,980,386-48%2,605--$1,528$18,505,5521Fox
327 Dresses$3,333,574-42%3,07417$1,084$45,107,3992Fox
4Cloverfield$3,194,961-41%3,4110$937$64,306,8832Paramount
5Untraceable$2,870,777-40%2,368--$1,212$11,355,2311Sony / Screen Gems
6The Bucket List$2,814,537-43%2,9150$966$58,008,5503Warner Bros.
7Juno$2,712,907-40%2,426-108$1,118$100,016,4735Fox Searchlight
8Alvin and the Chipmunks$1,443,096-34%2,430-532$594$204,117,8687Fox
9National Treasure: Book of Secrets$1,382,529-41%2,154-809$642$205,673,6906Disney
10Mad Money$1,221,077-41%2,4700$494$15,252,8382Overture