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, Nov. 26 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Nov. 26 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Blind Side$9,489,62620%3,140--$3,022$60,128,3981Warner Bros.
2The Twilight Saga: New Moon$9,204,557-35%4,042--$2,277$188,075,9331Summit
3Ninja Assassin$4,559,22037%2,503--$1,822$7,877,2580Warner Bros.
4Old Dogs$4,184,93133%3,389--$1,235$7,334,4230Disney
52012$3,974,38210%3,44440$1,154$120,799,9762Sony / Columbia
6Disney's A Christmas Carol$3,656,47836%3,013-670$1,214$89,169,5983Disney
7Planet 51$1,573,859-25%3,035--$519$18,268,5521Sony / TriStar
8Fantastic Mr. Fox$1,339,17320%2,0272023$661$3,059,3102Fox
9The Men Who Stare at Goats$370,57030%1,119-1334$331$29,018,8293Overture