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, Jan. 6 2010

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Jan. 6 2010LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Avatar$6,909,167-6%3,4615$1,996$374,806,7183Fox
2Sherlock Holmes$2,319,326-14%3,6260$640$146,648,6462Warner Bros.
3It's Complicated$1,593,350-8%2,89710$550$63,972,6702Universal
4Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel$1,177,774-24%3,74747$314$161,021,0552Fox
5Up in the Air$835,243-8%1,8950$441$46,948,2845Paramount
6The Blind Side$740,164-4%2,926160$253$210,648,7157Warner Bros.
7The Princess and the Frog$417,450-21%3,328-147$125$87,544,4424Disney
8Nine$368,581-11%1,4120$261$14,844,8443The Weinstein Company
9Did You Hear About the Morgans?$357,386-15%2,7180$131$26,509,0643Sony / Columbia
10Invictus$302,422-5%2,17010$139$31,467,7464Warner Bros.