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 Tue, Jun. 16 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Jun. 16 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Hangover$5,528,6610%3,35586$1,648$115,829,9822Warner Bros.
2Up$3,978,70810%3,88668$1,024$195,017,6033Disney
3The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3$2,427,6794%3,074--$790$28,128,3601Sony / Columbia
4Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian$1,326,83917%3,365-442$394$145,922,6174Fox
5Land of the Lost$1,289,8366%3,53413$365$37,333,6842Universal
6Imagine That$744,01617%3,008--$247$6,884,3461Paramount
7Star Trek$734,4009%2,638-564$278$233,292,8956Paramount
8Terminator Salvation$658,5156%2,650-654$248$115,204,1574Warner Bros.
9Angels & Demons$557,71312%2,436-489$229$124,269,1395Sony / Columbia
10Drag Me to Hell$534,5532%2,273-237$235$36,270,6713Universal