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, Feb. 1 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Feb. 1 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Taken$3,644,478-69%3,183--$1,145$24,717,2801Fox
2Paul Blart: Mall Cop$2,528,116-65%3,20662$789$83,248,0033Sony / Columbia
3Hotel for Dogs$2,187,762-51%3,160-111$692$48,154,9943Paramount / DreamWorks
4Underworld: Rise of the Lycans$1,497,425-58%2,9420$509$33,167,2912Sony / Screen Gems
5Slumdog Millionaire$1,377,221-65%1,633222$843$67,193,23012Fox Searchlight
6The Uninvited$1,284,314-73%2,344--$548$10,326,6341Paramount / DreamWorks
7Gran Torino$1,202,498-73%3,015-30$399$110,181,3694Warner Bros.
8New in Town$1,193,010-62%1,941--$615$6,741,8501Lionsgate
9Inkheart$868,388-53%2,6550$327$12,814,5312Warner Bros. / New Line
10My Bloody Valentine 3D$803,502-63%1,406-1128$571$44,825,6363Lionsgate