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 Wed, Feb. 25 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Feb. 25 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Tyler Perry's Madea Goes to Jail$1,468,553-26%2,032--$723$46,937,9421Lionsgate
2Slumdog Millionaire$1,051,630-18%2,244610$469$101,890,76715Fox Searchlight
3Taken$664,221-13%3,102-7$214$97,193,6664Fox
4He's Just Not That Into You$602,109-11%3,050-125$197$71,970,7943Warner Bros. / New Line
5Coraline$473,653-10%2,155-165$220$55,328,4033Focus
6Friday the 13th (2009)$428,010-15%3,1050$138$56,581,8322Warner Bros. / New Line
7Confessions of a Shopaholic$422,795-16%2,5070$169$28,711,3412Disney
8The International$338,508-17%2,3640$143$18,127,8112Sony / Columbia
9Paul Blart: Mall Cop$298,232-13%2,835-130$105$122,177,1246Sony / Columbia
10Gran Torino$277,657-3%2,030-273$137$135,318,4297Warner Bros.