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, Jul. 2 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Jul. 2 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen$11,654,3307%4,2340$2,753$251,036,1051Paramount / DreamWorks
2Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs$11,251,526-18%4,032--$2,791$25,043,3230Fox
3Public Enemies$6,704,948-18%3,319--$2,020$14,870,2810Universal
4The Proposal$3,449,43822%3,0615$1,127$81,479,0622Disney
5The Hangover$2,993,08225%3,124-421$958$193,774,5834Warner Bros.
6My Sister's Keeper$2,010,7162%2,606--$772$20,731,4611Warner Bros.
7Up$1,743,81710%2,656-906$657$258,295,2715Disney
8Year One$692,0838%2,370-652$292$35,976,7062Sony / Columbia
9The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3$543,81618%2,071-942$263$55,973,6513Sony / Columbia
10Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian$506,51221%1,361-1048$372$165,665,1716Fox