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 Sat, Aug. 30 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Aug. 30 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Tropic Thunder$4,200,32039%3,473121$1,209$79,548,0413Paramount / DreamWorks
2Babylon A.D.$3,354,9478%3,390--$990$6,475,2031Fox
3The Dark Knight$3,246,81852%2,750-413$1,181$499,070,1377Warner Bros.
4Traitor$2,925,77933%2,054--$1,424$6,632,7521Overture
5Death Race$2,309,59434%2,5375$910$20,883,5112Universal
6Disaster Movie$2,194,9458%2,642--$831$4,218,5781Lionsgate
7Mamma Mia!$1,594,28738%1,968-358$810$129,834,7117Universal
8Pineapple Express$1,242,32629%2,047-573$607$78,584,9374Sony / Columbia
9Star Wars: The Clone Wars$1,105,01665%2,444-1008$452$28,684,5403Warner Bros.
10Mirrors$1,051,40040%1,820-844$578$23,870,2313Fox