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, Apr. 23 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Apr. 23 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Earth (2009)$1,623,821-60%1,804--$900$5,647,4030Disneynature
217 Again$1,114,6597%3,255--$342$28,306,5241Warner Bros. / New Line
3State of Play$881,993-9%2,803--$315$18,233,5771Universal
4Monsters vs. Aliens$739,5411%3,662-474$202$166,297,3824Paramount / DreamWorks
5Fast & Furious$641,740-6%3,674202$175$139,161,1003Universal
6Hannah Montana: The Movie$534,1230%3,1180$171$59,216,4422Disney
7Crank: High Voltage$443,550-8%2,223--$200$9,119,2521Lionsgate
8Observe and Report$347,196-9%2,7270$127$20,428,8252Warner Bros.
9I Love You, Man$291,903-4%2,202-441$133$65,855,5085Paramount / DreamWorks
10Knowing$240,562-1%2,405-520$100$74,837,1725Summit