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, May. 21 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, May. 21 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Terminator Salvation$13,372,139--3,480--$3,843$13,372,1390Warner Bros.
2Star Trek$2,980,018-4%3,86011$772$161,636,1532Paramount
3Angels & Demons$2,618,434-11%3,527--$742$60,111,9781Sony / Columbia
4X-Men Origins: Wolverine$811,496-15%3,648-454$222$155,253,8163Fox
5Ghosts of Girlfriends Past$545,5864%2,828-347$193$42,141,5943Warner Bros. / New Line
6Obsessed$288,588-1%2,399-203$120$63,907,3664Sony / Screen Gems
7The Soloist$197,792-7%2,022-68$98$28,396,1324Paramount / DreamWorks
8Earth (2009)$192,728-4%1,144-650$168$29,943,1054Disneynature
9Monsters vs. Aliens$185,8278%1,951-234$95$191,652,4548Paramount / DreamWorks
1017 Again$185,631-6%1,908-995$97$59,314,8485Warner Bros. / New Line