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 Fri, Nov. 27 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Nov. 27 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Twilight Saga: New Moon$17,711,77092%4,04218$4,382$205,787,7032Summit
2The Blind Side$16,185,93471%3,14030$5,155$76,314,3322Warner Bros.
32012$6,934,25474%3,44436$2,013$127,734,2303Sony / Columbia
4Old Dogs$6,895,33365%3,425--$2,013$14,229,7561Disney
5Disney's A Christmas Carol$6,465,84177%3,013-565$2,146$95,635,4394Disney
6Ninja Assassin$5,639,93224%2,503--$2,253$13,517,1901Warner Bros.
7Planet 51$4,102,171161%3,0350$1,352$22,370,7232Sony / TriStar
8Fantastic Mr. Fox$2,974,378122%2,0332029$1,463$6,033,6883Fox
9The Men Who Stare at Goats$632,48371%1,119-937$565$29,651,3124Overture