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, Jan. 4 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Jan. 4 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Marley & Me$5,448,610-41%3,50525$1,555$106,661,7782Fox
2Bedtime Stories$4,394,279-42%3,6843$1,193$85,537,3562Disney
3The Curious Case of Benjamin Button$4,367,038-40%2,9880$1,462$79,295,0622Paramount
4Valkyrie$3,158,142-42%2,77867$1,137$60,743,9262MGM / United Artists
5Yes Man$3,084,033-42%3,4340$898$79,508,8163Warner Bros.
6Seven Pounds$2,134,083-47%2,7580$774$60,144,5213Sony / Columbia
7The Tale of Despereaux$1,638,339-35%3,091-16$530$43,712,4763Universal
8Doubt$1,200,817-39%1,28720$933$18,704,7014Miramax
9The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008)$1,128,311-43%2,337-65$483$74,424,1424Fox
10Twilight (2008)$1,095,710-39%1,88839$580$176,922,6217Summit