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. 29 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Jan. 29 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Underworld: Rise of the Lycans$1,096,8045%2,942--$373$25,585,8011Sony / Screen Gems
2Paul Blart: Mall Cop$1,071,207-8%3,1440$341$69,374,9242Sony / Columbia
3Gran Torino$1,046,0196%3,04573$344$101,948,8493Warner Bros.
4Slumdog Millionaire$879,0248%1,411829$623$59,563,74211Fox Searchlight
5My Bloody Valentine 3D$643,7396%2,5340$254$40,346,4612Lionsgate
6Bride Wars$489,98711%2,621-607$187$50,366,6183Fox
7Hotel for Dogs$473,157-17%3,2710$145$39,522,3372Paramount / DreamWorks
8The Curious Case of Benjamin Button$445,5917%2,26340$197$112,926,0345Paramount
9Defiance (2008)$443,4237%1,7934$247$20,300,4844Paramount Vantage
10Revolutionary Road$409,28311%1,058887$387$13,378,3735Paramount Vantage