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, Jan. 26 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Jan. 26 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Underworld: Rise of the Lycans$1,382,202-72%2,942--$470$22,211,6481Sony / Screen Gems
2Paul Blart: Mall Cop$1,140,291-81%3,1440$363$66,064,0162Sony / Columbia
3Gran Torino$1,011,647-77%3,04573$332$98,833,3073Warner Bros.
4Slumdog Millionaire$858,869-73%1,411829$609$56,922,86611Fox Searchlight
5My Bloody Valentine 3D$725,792-72%2,5340$286$38,412,1942Lionsgate
6Hotel for Dogs$579,865-86%3,2710$177$38,035,4602Paramount / DreamWorks
7The Curious Case of Benjamin Button$449,491-74%2,26340$199$111,575,3985Paramount
8Notorious (2009)$427,893-72%1,6413$261$32,301,6002Fox Searchlight
9Defiance (2008)$411,230-75%1,7934$229$18,978,6864Paramount Vantage
10Bride Wars$407,354-75%2,621-607$155$48,977,5333Fox