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 Thu, Jan. 1 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Jan. 1 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Marley & Me$9,956,88245%3,4800$2,861$82,398,2191Fox
2Bedtime Stories$8,336,19246%3,6810$2,265$65,035,5641Disney
3The Curious Case of Benjamin Button$7,939,52885%2,9880$2,657$60,605,7011Paramount
4Valkyrie$5,747,10965%2,7110$2,120$46,649,1981MGM / United Artists
5Yes Man$5,567,014102%3,4340$1,621$65,598,0492Warner Bros.
6Seven Pounds$4,139,78085%2,7580$1,501$50,077,0432Sony / Columbia
7The Tale of Despereaux$2,703,99843%3,1073$870$36,772,2052Universal
8The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008)$2,087,15988%2,4020$869$69,374,6823Fox
9Doubt$1,893,36255%1,2670$1,494$13,703,5823Miramax
10Twilight (2008)$1,601,228114%1,8490$866$172,273,7166Summit