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 Mon, Dec. 28 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Dec. 28 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Avatar$19,418,139-20%3,4564$5,619$232,303,3252Fox
2Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel$12,096,892-20%3,700--$3,269$87,823,5841Fox
3Sherlock Holmes$11,166,213-30%3,626--$3,079$73,470,4901Warner Bros.
4It's Complicated$4,272,760-35%2,887--$1,480$26,373,5801Universal
5The Princess and the Frog$3,071,216-4%3,4750$884$66,748,1403Disney
6The Blind Side$2,810,000-19%2,766-641$1,016$186,938,3416Warner Bros.
7Up in the Air$2,264,000-30%1,8951720$1,195$26,299,8774Paramount
8Did You Hear About the Morgans?$1,110,000-26%2,7180$408$16,707,3082Sony / Columbia
9Nine$1,096,605-29%1,4121408$777$6,892,1322The Weinstein Company
10The Twilight Saga: New Moon$959,000-15%1,593-1049$602$281,923,6236Summit