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. 25 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Aug. 25 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Inglourious Basterds$4,245,788-9%3,165--$1,341$46,980,4401Weinstein Company
2District 9$2,009,1080%3,0501$659$76,821,5402Sony / TriStar
3Julie & Julia$1,217,32219%2,463109$494$61,330,7523Sony / Columbia
4The Time Traveler's Wife$1,210,99914%2,9880$405$39,444,1552Warner Bros. / New Line
5G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra$1,167,1562%3,953-54$295$122,543,1123Paramount
6Shorts$638,0687%3,105--$205$7,645,1181Warner Bros.
7G-Force$471,24113%2,561-504$184$108,113,9485Disney
8Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince$406,1420%1,936-835$210$291,051,7146Warner Bros.
9The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard$386,7634%1,84911$209$12,006,4422Paramount Vantage
10The Ugly Truth$365,49013%1,971-762$185$83,497,7585Sony / Columbia