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 Wed, Feb. 6 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Feb. 6 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Rambo$553,397-14%2,76413$200$31,822,1692Lionsgate
227 Dresses$548,574-14%2,976-98$184$59,013,0803Fox
3The Eye (2008)$520,132-19%2,436--$214$14,320,7521Lionsgate
4The Bucket List$502,294-10%2,9150$172$69,150,1194Warner Bros.
5Juno$483,070-9%2,47549$195$111,365,2666Fox Searchlight
6There Will Be Blood$397,008-6%1,507622$263$22,298,9816Paramount Vantage
7Untraceable$392,006-12%2,3680$166$20,415,9172Sony / Screen Gems
8Cloverfield$303,514-12%3,007-404$101$72,953,7283Paramount
9Meet the Spartans$277,753-18%2,64338$105$29,534,8182Fox
10Atonement$239,147-6%1,367-33$175$42,864,1869Focus