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. 28 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Sep. 28 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs$2,333,808-72%3,1190$748$62,806,2862Sony / Columbia
2Surrogates$1,175,255-69%2,951--$398$16,077,7861Disney
3Fame (2009)$629,585-73%3,096--$203$10,641,3281MGM
4The Informant!$509,701-66%2,5050$203$21,211,2612Warner Bros.
5Pandorum$413,740-64%2,506--$165$4,837,3431Overture
6Tyler Perry's I Can Do Bad All By Myself$349,955-69%2,120-135$165$44,903,7333Lionsgate
7Love Happens$341,249-66%1,8980$180$15,048,7102Universal
8Jennifer's Body$295,122-66%2,73836$108$12,762,1942Fox
9Inglourious Basterds$268,599-62%1,960-559$137$114,690,3286Weinstein Company
109 (2009)$254,847-71%2,025-35$126$27,482,3633Focus