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 Sun, Jan. 10 2010

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Jan. 10 2010LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Avatar$15,756,027-26%3,422-39$4,604$431,207,3804Fox
2Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel$5,048,005-37%3,641-106$1,386$178,606,7963Fox
3Sherlock Holmes$4,178,967-43%3,6260$1,153$165,153,0933Warner Bros.
4Daybreakers$3,632,236-35%2,523--$1,440$15,146,6921Lionsgate
5It's Complicated$2,895,900-41%2,95558$980$76,370,5403Universal
6Leap Year (2010)$2,046,465-47%2,511--$815$9,202,8151Universal
7The Blind Side$1,859,475-46%2,880-46$646$218,818,3998Warner Bros.
8Up in the Air$1,853,483-42%2,218323$836$54,812,6996Paramount
9Youth in Revolt$1,664,553-34%1,873--$889$6,888,3341The Weinstein Company
10The Princess and the Frog$1,463,720-35%2,620-708$559$92,581,5055Disney