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, Dec. 15 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Dec. 15 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008)$2,336,739-66%3,560--$656$32,816,0681Fox
2Four Christmases$1,096,803-64%3,540205$310$88,874,4463Warner Bros. / New Line
3Twilight (2008)$712,269-64%3,64929$195$150,756,7444Summit
4Australia$435,377-59%2,703-18$161$38,203,9483Fox
5Bolt$425,872-80%3,133-383$136$89,273,4904Disney
6Quantum of Solace$362,638-60%2,635-788$138$157,946,0855Sony / Columbia
7Nothing Like the Holidays$269,263-71%1,671--$161$3,800,8101Overture
8Transporter 3$238,211-62%2,541-85$94$29,616,1963Lionsgate
9Role Models$205,039-47%1,328-579$154$64,337,0096Universal
10Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa$188,794-80%2,768-549$68$170,125,0646Paramount / DreamWorks