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 Mon, Sep. 15 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Sep. 15 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Burn After Reading$1,493,418-68%2,651--$563$20,621,3291Focus
2Righteous Kill$1,226,865-69%3,152--$389$17,514,8091Overture
3Tyler Perry's The Family That Preys$1,043,746-73%2,070--$504$18,425,3241Lionsgate
4The Women (2008)$819,592-69%2,962--$277$10,935,4681Picturehouse
5Tropic Thunder$313,567-71%2,927-519$107$103,285,2985Paramount / DreamWorks
6The Dark Knight$277,542-74%2,191-384$127$518,084,8389Warner Bros.
7Bangkok Dangerous$237,526-70%2,6544$89$12,961,8052Lionsgate
8The House Bunny$217,551-77%2,76327$79$39,175,9394Sony / Columbia
9Traitor$161,259-69%2,014-94$80$20,897,4103Overture
10Mamma Mia!$159,557-68%1,517-387$105$139,560,9949Universal