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, Mar. 12 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Mar. 12 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Watchmen$2,609,854-7%3,611--$723$67,935,2271Warner Bros.
2Taken$586,0397%3,016-73$194$120,176,4436Fox
3Slumdog Millionaire$582,0353%2,890-53$201$127,600,22717Fox Searchlight
4Tyler Perry's Madea Goes to Jail$450,2197%2,15199$209$78,079,5993Lionsgate
5He's Just Not That Into You$381,2364%2,445-413$156$86,101,4615Warner Bros. / New Line
6Paul Blart: Mall Cop$293,39910%2,558-140$115$134,669,0388Sony / Columbia
7Confessions of a Shopaholic$269,27110%2,290-244$118$39,355,8324Disney
8Coraline$231,5867%1,959-133$118$66,519,2455Focus
9Gran Torino$190,0164%1,520-230$125$142,332,8399Warner Bros.
10The Reader$176,431-3%1,175-28$150$30,569,10813The Weinstein Company