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, Jun. 15 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Jun. 15 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Hangover$5,531,438-44%3,35586$1,649$110,301,3212Warner Bros.
2Up$3,615,599-58%3,88668$930$191,038,8953Disney
3The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3$2,327,432-60%3,074--$757$25,700,6811Sony / Columbia
4Land of the Lost$1,219,170-51%3,53413$345$36,043,8482Universal
5Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian$1,132,407-55%3,365-442$337$144,595,7784Fox
6Star Trek$674,254-56%2,638-564$256$232,558,4956Paramount
7Imagine That$635,908-57%3,008--$211$6,140,3301Paramount
8Terminator Salvation$619,231-54%2,650-654$234$114,545,6424Warner Bros.
9Drag Me to Hell$522,448-47%2,273-237$230$35,736,1183Universal
10Angels & Demons$496,910-55%2,436-489$204$123,711,4265Sony / Columbia