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, May. 25 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, May. 25 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian$15,878,532-14%4,096--$3,877$70,051,2761Fox
2Terminator Salvation$9,385,076-29%3,530--$2,659$65,315,4141Warner Bros.
3Star Trek$6,488,256-24%4,053193$1,601$191,017,0963Paramount
4Angels & Demons$5,692,848-26%3,5270$1,614$87,526,7732Sony / Columbia
5Dance Flick$1,978,940-32%2,450--$808$12,622,6061Paramount
6X-Men Origins: Wolverine$1,840,859-35%3,183-709$578$165,165,0554Fox
7Ghosts of Girlfriends Past$922,188-28%2,255-895$409$46,909,1264Warner Bros. / New Line
8Monsters vs. Aliens$601,1335%1,434-517$419$193,711,8999Paramount / DreamWorks
9Obsessed$448,922-30%1,603-1031$280$66,332,8065Sony / Screen Gems
1017 Again$277,036-17%1,107-1343$250$60,606,4896Warner Bros. / New Line