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, Jan. 11 2010

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Jan. 11 2010LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Avatar$5,111,193-68%3,422-39$1,494$436,318,5734Fox
2Sherlock Holmes$1,227,375-71%3,6260$338$166,380,4683Warner Bros.
3Daybreakers$1,193,254-67%2,523--$473$16,339,9461Lionsgate
4It's Complicated$901,275-69%2,95558$305$77,271,8153Universal
5Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel$655,415-87%3,641-106$180$179,262,2113Fox
6Youth in Revolt$641,110-61%1,873--$342$7,529,4441The Weinstein Company
7Leap Year (2010)$577,530-72%2,511--$230$9,780,3451Universal
8Up in the Air$560,060-70%2,218323$253$55,372,7596Paramount
9The Blind Side$501,226-73%2,880-46$174$219,319,6258Warner Bros.
10The Princess and the Frog$236,218-84%2,620-708$90$92,817,7235Disney