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. 22 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Jun. 22 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Proposal$4,651,791-44%3,056--$1,522$38,281,4061Disney
2The Hangover$3,811,485-52%3,545190$1,075$156,632,6183Warner Bros.
3Up$2,790,820-67%3,832-54$728$229,058,1014Disney
4Year One$2,360,359-50%3,022--$781$21,969,8311Sony / Columbia
5The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3$1,158,190-72%3,0773$376$45,226,3212Sony / Columbia
6Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian$890,021-67%2,962-403$300$157,349,6405Fox
7Star Trek$568,974-75%2,307-331$247$240,825,5517Paramount
8Land of the Lost$530,595-64%2,945-589$180$44,589,9683Universal
9Imagine That$405,950-62%3,0113$135$11,946,5762Paramount
10Terminator Salvation$375,971-69%1,920-730$196$120,107,5165Warner Bros.