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, Sep. 1 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Sep. 1 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Final Destination$2,211,131-1%3,121--$708$31,853,4171Warner Bros. / New Line
2Inglourious Basterds$1,977,7281%3,1650$625$76,963,3082Weinstein Company
3District 9$1,080,1455%3,180130$340$92,490,6633Sony / TriStar
4Halloween II (2009)$1,079,540-1%3,025--$357$18,519,1181Weinstein / Dimension
5Julie & Julia$823,52115%2,50340$329$72,174,7974Sony / Columbia
6The Time Traveler's Wife$698,07921%2,961-27$236$49,176,6003Warner Bros. / New Line
7G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra$595,8992%3,467-486$172$133,329,2094Paramount
8Shorts$346,994-1%3,1050$112$13,903,0692Warner Bros.
9Taking Woodstock$292,761-1%1,393--$210$4,066,9371Focus Features
10G-Force$242,2495%1,926-635$126$112,255,0316Disney