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 Fri, Mar. 27 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Mar. 27 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Monsters vs. Aliens$16,754,993--4,104--$4,083$16,754,9931Paramount / DreamWorks
2The Haunting in Connecticut$9,669,765--2,732--$3,539$9,669,7651Lionsgate
3Knowing$4,607,023180%3,3375$1,381$36,119,7822Summit
4I Love You, Man$3,973,095157%2,7176$1,462$28,380,3142Paramount / DreamWorks
5Duplicity$2,321,918154%2,5795$900$20,404,4742Universal
612 Rounds$1,808,783--2,331--$776$1,808,7831Fox
7Race to Witch Mountain$1,519,788101%3,26881$465$49,176,9563Disney
8The Last House on the Left (2009)$876,27497%2,251-151$389$26,724,8443Universal / Rogue
9Taken$821,096152%1,961-700$419$135,187,1219Fox
10Watchmen$760,37237%2,010-1500$378$101,303,8734Warner Bros.