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, Dec. 10 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Dec. 10 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Blind Side$1,468,4594%3,326186$442$134,762,3923Warner Bros.
2The Twilight Saga: New Moon$985,6779%4,12482$239$259,359,7073Summit
3Disney's A Christmas Carol$662,13016%2,546-467$260$117,594,3995Disney
4Brothers (2009)$647,8291%2,088--$310$12,401,7911Lionsgate
52012$479,6723%3,220-224$149$150,936,9304Sony / Columbia
6Ninja Assassin$414,4302%2,5030$166$31,597,2172Warner Bros.
7Old Dogs$404,2573%3,4250$118$35,586,4092Disney
8Armored$387,867-1%1,915--$203$8,246,5211Sony / Screen Gems
9Everybody's Fine (2009)$302,753-1%2,133--$142$5,133,6671Miramax
10Planet 51$199,058-4%2,904-131$69$34,873,9483Sony / TriStar