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, Feb. 19 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Feb. 19 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Jumper$1,826,574-61%3,428--$533$40,545,8221Fox
2The Spiderwick Chronicles$1,405,733-75%3,847--$365$28,521,5591Paramount
3Step Up 2 the Streets$1,067,993-67%2,470--$432$29,794,2481Disney
4Fool's Gold$824,955-58%3,1250$264$44,634,4102Warner Bros.
5Definitely, Maybe$705,159-59%2,204--$320$15,296,8751Universal
6Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins$489,728-66%2,3870$205$30,672,2312Universal
7Juno$420,715-57%1,865-456$226$125,473,1788Fox Searchlight
8The Bucket List$313,780-54%2,307-446$136$81,972,9346Warner Bros.
927 Dresses$276,823-60%1,936-905$143$70,926,0165Fox
10There Will Be Blood$265,664-59%1,410-210$188$31,884,8878Paramount Vantage