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. 28 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, May. 28 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian$3,067,7460%4,096--$749$79,795,4131Fox
2Terminator Salvation$2,657,296-7%3,53050$753$74,517,0701Warner Bros.
3Angels & Demons$1,918,198-1%3,5270$544$93,561,9732Sony / Columbia
4Star Trek$1,871,7184%4,053193$462$196,702,8223Paramount
5X-Men Origins: Wolverine$588,7754%3,183-465$185$166,971,7374Fox
6Dance Flick$536,8863%2,450--$219$14,341,4481Paramount
7Ghosts of Girlfriends Past$401,3654%2,255-573$178$48,113,2614Warner Bros. / New Line
8Obsessed$166,0982%1,603-796$104$66,843,3335Sony / Screen Gems
9Monsters vs. Aliens$129,884-1%1,434-517$91$194,107,8809Paramount / DreamWorks
1017 Again$95,1831%1,107-801$86$60,899,3456Warner Bros. / New Line