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. 16 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Jul. 16 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince$22,011,298-62%4,275--$5,149$80,186,8330Warner Bros.
2Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs$3,503,4113%3,841-258$912$134,305,0602Fox
3Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen$2,402,676-2%4,29359$560$350,120,5373Paramount / DreamWorks
4BrĂ¼no$1,984,419-10%2,759--$719$41,217,0521Universal
5The Proposal$1,451,3973%2,920-179$497$119,795,6854Disney
6The Hangover$1,257,0232%2,667-403$471$227,573,1146Warner Bros.
7Public Enemies$1,203,204-2%3,121-213$386$71,894,0332Universal
8My Sister's Keeper$633,4893%1,967-639$322$38,681,5193Warner Bros.
9Up$588,4937%1,686-970$349$276,411,5127Disney
10I Love You Beth Cooper$578,7180%1,858--$311$7,596,8371Fox