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 Wed, Dec. 2 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Dec. 2 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Blind Side$2,127,457-8%3,1400$678$106,747,8582Warner Bros.
2The Twilight Saga: New Moon$2,100,986-12%4,0420$520$237,829,7532Summit
32012$886,460-14%3,4440$257$141,336,2863Sony / Columbia
4Ninja Assassin$824,320-17%2,5030$329$23,952,2261Warner Bros.
5Old Dogs$630,829-23%3,42536$184$26,401,2241Disney
6Disney's A Christmas Carol$600,413-8%3,0130$199$106,807,8024Disney
7Planet 51$269,654-10%3,0350$89$29,382,6292Sony / TriStar
8Fantastic Mr. Fox$267,880-11%2,0336$132$10,903,4433Fox
9The Men Who Stare at Goats$94,8023%1,1190$85$30,796,7734Overture