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 Wed, Sep. 16 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Sep. 16 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Tyler Perry's I Can Do Bad All By Myself$967,378-21%2,255--$429$26,933,0701Lionsgate
2Inglourious Basterds$614,797-5%3,215-143$191$105,692,7484Weinstein Company
39 (2009)$512,794-13%1,6618$309$16,847,6751Focus
4The Final Destination$412,755-15%2,732-389$151$59,611,4973Warner Bros. / New Line
5All About Steve$407,135-12%2,26514$180$22,874,4692Fox
6Whiteout$361,970-18%2,745--$132$6,090,8701Warner Bros.
7Julie & Julia$346,448-2%2,342-186$148$86,196,0916Sony / Columbia
8District 9$331,546-6%2,560-579$130$109,444,3335Sony / TriStar
9Gamer$311,574-16%2,5020$125$17,273,6702Lionsgate
10Sorority Row$310,142-19%2,665--$116$6,072,5681Summit