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, Dec. 1 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Dec. 1 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Twilight Saga: New Moon$2,394,9750%4,04218$593$235,728,7672Summit
2The Blind Side$2,317,38612%3,14030$738$104,620,4012Warner Bros.
32012$1,034,4237%3,44436$300$140,449,8263Sony / Columbia
4Ninja Assassin$997,1836%2,503--$398$23,127,9061Warner Bros.
5Old Dogs$814,45112%3,425--$238$25,770,3951Disney
6Disney's A Christmas Carol$652,0674%3,013-565$216$106,207,3894Disney
7Planet 51$301,160-7%3,0350$99$29,112,9752Sony / TriStar
8Fantastic Mr. Fox$299,326-4%2,0332029$147$10,635,5633Fox
9The Men Who Stare at Goats$92,4124%1,119-937$83$30,701,9714Overture