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 Sun, Oct. 4 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Oct. 4 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Zombieland$5,911,459-37%3,036--$1,947$24,732,3261Sony / Columbia
2Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs$4,496,374-41%2,977-142$1,510$81,500,6643Sony / Columbia
3Toy Story / Toy Story 2 (3D)$3,727,295-32%1,745--$2,136$12,491,9231Disney
4Surrogates$1,766,159-45%2,9510$598$26,285,2042Disney
5The Invention of Lying$1,517,042-50%1,707--$889$7,028,0531Warner Bros.
6Whip It$1,076,759-46%1,721--$626$4,651,2461Fox Searchlight
7Fame (2009)$1,048,283-51%3,13337$335$16,508,7592MGM
8The Informant!$773,375-56%2,425-80$319$26,470,2773Warner Bros.
9Love Happens$605,229-51%1,92224$315$18,881,0113Universal
10Tyler Perry's I Can Do Bad All By Myself$576,756-55%1,569-551$368$48,287,7404Lionsgate