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. 19 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Mar. 19 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Race to Witch Mountain$1,811,6874%3,187--$568$31,710,2411Disney
2Watchmen$1,351,770-1%3,6110$374$91,342,0442Warner Bros.
3The Last House on the Left (2009)$960,6080%2,401--$400$18,127,9591Universal / Rogue
4Taken$617,2986%2,858-158$216$129,031,4307Fox
5Slumdog Millionaire$484,735-1%2,578-312$188$134,501,79018Fox Searchlight
6Paul Blart: Mall Cop$394,8008%2,281-277$173$139,212,6969Sony / Columbia
7Coraline$388,3493%1,768-191$220$70,708,1716Focus
8Tyler Perry's Madea Goes to Jail$379,4016%2,20352$172$84,699,2934Lionsgate
9He's Just Not That Into You$342,1744%1,890-555$181$90,298,1886Warner Bros. / New Line
10Miss March$255,792-3%1,742--$147$3,459,2741Fox Searchlight