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 Sun, Dec. 14 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Dec. 14 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008)$6,944,202-42%3,560--$1,951$30,479,3291Fox
2Four Christmases$3,047,396-48%3,540205$861$87,777,6433Warner Bros. / New Line
3Bolt$2,165,632-39%3,133-383$691$88,847,6184Disney
4Twilight (2008)$1,980,378-42%3,64929$543$150,044,4754Summit
5Australia$1,072,762-42%2,703-18$397$37,768,5713Fox
6Nothing Like the Holidays$941,833-34%1,671--$564$3,531,5471Overture
7Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa$926,319-40%2,768-549$335$169,936,2706Paramount / DreamWorks
8Quantum of Solace$910,311-47%2,635-788$345$157,583,4475Sony / Columbia
9Transporter 3$631,271-39%2,541-85$248$29,377,9853Lionsgate
10Punisher: War Zone$411,919-28%2,5080$164$7,013,0942Lionsgate