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, Sep. 10 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Sep. 10 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Bangkok Dangerous$536,990-24%2,650--$203$9,636,9511Lionsgate
2Tropic Thunder$535,777-16%3,446-27$155$98,245,8274Paramount / DreamWorks
3The Dark Knight$409,090-10%2,575-175$159$513,251,8778Warner Bros.
4Traitor$326,427-16%2,10854$155$18,284,2672Overture
5The House Bunny$304,640-12%2,73622$111$34,498,4053Sony / Columbia
6Death Race$296,232-15%2,58649$115$30,864,0263Universal
7Mamma Mia!$286,800-9%1,904-64$151$137,268,3698Universal
8Babylon A.D.$276,273-16%3,42535$81$18,280,3152Fox
9Pineapple Express$225,362-11%1,802-245$125$84,702,0405Sony / Columbia
10Mirrors$122,452-8%1,559-261$79$28,116,6334Fox