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 Sun, Jul. 12 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Jul. 12 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs$8,067,629-27%4,1023$1,967$119,681,9322Fox
2BrĂ¼no$7,468,913-15%2,756--$2,710$30,620,7191Universal
3Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen$7,094,636-25%4,29359$1,653$339,224,1523Paramount / DreamWorks
4Public Enemies$4,035,739-26%3,3362$1,210$66,224,3172Universal
5The Hangover$2,861,708-27%3,002-68$953$222,450,6086Warner Bros.
6The Proposal$2,846,888-33%3,15859$901$113,863,5714Disney
7Up$1,371,419-28%2,201-455$623$273,835,7447Disney
8My Sister's Keeper$1,257,283-21%2,444-162$514$35,917,7113Warner Bros.
9I Love You Beth Cooper$1,205,303-26%1,858--$649$4,919,4671Fox
10The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3$426,504-35%1,116-792$382$61,436,5575Sony / Columbia