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. 29 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Sep. 29 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Surrogates$1,169,8280%2,951--$396$17,247,6141Disney
2Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs$992,380-57%3,1190$318$63,798,6662Sony / Columbia
3The Informant!$588,37515%2,5050$235$21,799,6362Warner Bros.
4Fame (2009)$472,776-25%3,096--$153$11,114,1041MGM
5Pandorum$408,837-1%2,506--$163$5,246,1801Overture
6Love Happens$399,12517%1,8980$210$15,447,8352Universal
7Tyler Perry's I Can Do Bad All By Myself$283,070-19%2,120-135$134$45,186,8033Lionsgate
8Inglourious Basterds$277,8303%1,960-559$142$114,968,1586Weinstein Company
9Jennifer's Body$277,019-6%2,73836$101$13,039,2132Fox
109 (2009)$200,764-21%2,025-35$99$27,683,1273Focus