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 Tue, Aug. 18 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Aug. 18 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1District 9$4,604,043-11%3,049--$1,510$47,120,9331Sony / TriStar
2G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra$2,588,659-1%4,0070$646$103,776,0252Paramount
3The Time Traveler's Wife$2,478,0756%2,988--$829$23,439,7891Warner Bros. / New Line
4Julie & Julia$1,901,38017%2,3540$808$46,876,4692Sony / Columbia
5G-Force$1,126,32912%3,065-417$367$101,186,3544Disney
6The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard$807,176-4%1,838--$439$7,286,2071Paramount Vantage
7Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince$759,8833%2,771-684$274$285,377,3795Warner Bros.
8The Ugly Truth$717,09212%2,733-242$262$78,803,8714Sony / Columbia
9(500) Days of Summer$516,0773%1,048231$492$18,914,7755Fox Searchlight
10Funny People$477,1115%2,584-424$185$48,839,9793Universal