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 Sat, Jan. 31 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Jan. 31 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Taken$11,655,43924%3,183--$3,662$21,072,8021Fox
2Paul Blart: Mall Cop$7,259,18978%3,20662$2,264$80,719,8873Sony / Columbia
3The Uninvited$4,691,5508%2,344--$2,002$9,042,3201Paramount / DreamWorks
4Hotel for Dogs$4,507,058133%3,160-111$1,426$45,967,2323Paramount / DreamWorks
5Gran Torino$4,422,77470%3,015-30$1,467$108,978,8714Warner Bros.
6Slumdog Millionaire$3,932,45070%1,633222$2,408$65,816,00912Fox Searchlight
7Underworld: Rise of the Lycans$3,568,64642%2,9420$1,213$31,669,8662Sony / Screen Gems
8New in Town$3,111,84828%1,941--$1,603$5,548,8401Lionsgate
9My Bloody Valentine 3D$2,151,85541%1,406-1128$1,530$44,022,1343Lionsgate
10Inkheart$1,843,75683%2,6550$694$11,946,1432Warner Bros. / New Line