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 Mon, Apr. 6 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Apr. 6 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Fast & Furious$5,104,515-67%3,461--$1,475$76,054,9111Universal
2Monsters vs. Aliens$3,201,486-66%4,1095$779$108,002,9832Paramount / DreamWorks
3The Haunting in Connecticut$758,462-60%2,7320$278$37,932,3242Lionsgate
4I Love You, Man$715,282-63%2,829112$253$49,872,5283Paramount / DreamWorks
5Knowing$661,291-66%3,323-14$199$58,878,9473Summit
6Adventureland$531,305-63%1,862--$285$6,253,4541Miramax
7Race to Witch Mountain$395,161-54%2,825-443$140$58,644,4224Disney
8Duplicity$328,233-65%2,522-57$130$32,577,2133Universal
912 Rounds$190,110-62%2,3310$82$9,173,3832Fox
10Taken$127,877-63%1,355-606$94$139,536,37110Fox