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. 13 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Feb. 13 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Fool's Gold$1,276,0483%3,125--$408$25,402,1231Warner Bros.
2Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins$548,513-15%2,387--$230$18,282,6261Universal
3The Bucket List$437,4107%2,753-162$159$76,196,2755Warner Bros.
4Juno$395,0696%2,321-154$170$118,665,3947Fox Searchlight
527 Dresses$359,7103%2,841-135$127$66,140,2314Fox
6Rambo$318,211-7%2,717-47$117$37,900,5283Lionsgate
7There Will Be Blood$298,7641%1,620113$184$27,578,7457Paramount Vantage
8The Eye (2008)$286,200-5%2,47034$116$22,387,2002Lionsgate
9Untraceable$240,163-1%2,143-225$112$25,049,8153Sony / Screen Gems
10Atonement$185,2878%1,190-177$156$45,718,10310Focus