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, Jul. 6 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Jul. 6 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs$6,608,120-50%4,099--$1,612$73,341,2011Fox
2Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen$6,406,244-53%4,2340$1,513$299,765,1502Paramount / DreamWorks
3Public Enemies$3,534,417-57%3,334--$1,060$43,676,5701Universal
4The Proposal$2,170,751-47%3,09941$700$96,507,5053Disney
5The Hangover$1,977,052-50%3,070-455$644$207,020,6265Warner Bros.
6My Sister's Keeper$1,266,185-37%2,6060$486$27,785,4202Warner Bros.
7Up$1,035,982-47%2,656-831$390$265,852,7246Disney
8Year One$509,245-39%2,240-784$227$38,810,8123Sony / Columbia
9The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3$353,015-56%1,908-1087$185$58,860,8864Sony / Columbia
10Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian$317,562-46%1,419-831$224$168,025,6097Fox