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 Thu, Feb. 28 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Feb. 28 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Vantage Point$1,208,498-3%3,149--$384$28,004,1501Sony / Columbia
2Jumper$713,2094%3,4302$208$59,222,3842Fox
3The Spiderwick Chronicles$560,788-3%3,8470$146$46,331,3352Paramount
4Fool's Gold$433,6563%3,075-50$141$54,382,4363Warner Bros.
5Step Up 2 the Streets$407,1335%2,48010$164$42,880,1302Disney
6Definitely, Maybe$376,6220%2,22016$170$23,267,6632Universal
7Juno$336,020-3%1,727-138$195$131,789,1119Fox Searchlight
8No Country for Old Men$279,643-10%1,101176$254$64,110,13016Miramax
9There Will Be Blood$211,906-7%1,402-8$151$36,024,5689Paramount Vantage
10The Bucket List$207,124-8%1,902-405$109$85,916,5417Warner Bros.