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 Mon, Sep. 14 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Sep. 14 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Tyler Perry's I Can Do Bad All By Myself$1,289,937-74%2,255--$572$24,737,7881Lionsgate
29 (2009)$583,052-79%1,661--$351$15,743,0881Focus
3Inglourious Basterds$528,390-64%3,215-143$164$104,431,6574Weinstein Company
4The Final Destination$432,343-69%2,732-389$158$58,714,1933Warner Bros. / New Line
5Whiteout$368,996-68%2,745--$134$5,285,0861Warner Bros.
6All About Steve$352,462-71%2,26514$156$22,002,6622Fox
7Gamer$326,809-63%2,5020$131$16,590,7212Lionsgate
8Sorority Row$321,909-68%2,665--$121$5,381,0001Summit
9District 9$304,901-66%2,560-579$119$108,760,4275Sony / TriStar
10Julie & Julia$275,412-64%2,342-186$118$85,495,7956Sony / Columbia