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 Thu, Sep. 17 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Sep. 17 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Tyler Perry's I Can Do Bad All By Myself$940,428-3%2,255--$417$27,873,4981Lionsgate
2Inglourious Basterds$605,690-1%3,215-143$188$106,298,4384Weinstein Company
39 (2009)$506,075-1%1,6618$305$17,353,7501Focus
4The Final Destination$407,911-1%2,732-389$149$60,019,4083Warner Bros. / New Line
5All About Steve$403,263-1%2,26514$178$23,277,7322Fox
6Julie & Julia$353,5052%2,342-186$151$86,549,5966Sony / Columbia
7Whiteout$335,687-7%2,745--$122$6,426,5571Warner Bros.
8District 9$327,159-1%2,560-579$128$109,771,4925Sony / TriStar
9Gamer$312,5300%2,5020$125$17,586,2002Lionsgate
10Sorority Row$307,814-1%2,665--$116$6,380,3821Summit