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. 9 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Dec. 9 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Blind Side$1,413,948-10%3,326186$425$133,293,9333Warner Bros.
2The Twilight Saga: New Moon$905,831-16%4,12482$220$258,374,0303Summit
3Brothers (2009)$643,893-21%2,088--$308$11,753,9621Lionsgate
4Disney's A Christmas Carol$569,931-5%2,546-467$224$116,932,2695Disney
52012$464,543-14%3,220-224$144$150,457,2584Sony / Columbia
6Ninja Assassin$408,287-16%2,5030$163$31,182,7872Warner Bros.
7Old Dogs$392,902-18%3,4250$115$35,182,1522Disney
8Armored$390,113-21%1,915--$204$7,858,6541Sony / Screen Gems
9Everybody's Fine (2009)$304,568-16%2,133--$143$4,830,9141Miramax
10Planet 51$208,397-6%2,904-131$72$34,674,8903Sony / TriStar