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. 18 2010

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Jan. 18 2010LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Avatar$11,615,834-23%3,285-137$3,536$505,229,3175Fox
2The Book of Eli$5,648,059-40%3,111--$1,816$38,437,5531Warner Bros.
3Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel$3,685,859-6%3,296-345$1,118$196,553,2824Fox
4The Spy Next Door$3,150,987-3%2,924--$1,078$12,877,0431Lionsgate
5The Lovely Bones$2,905,215-41%2,5632560$1,134$20,376,9906Paramount / DreamWorks
6Sherlock Holmes$2,144,353-27%3,173-453$676$182,226,9074Warner Bros.
7It's Complicated$1,510,255-36%2,670-285$566$90,174,6354Universal
8The Blind Side$1,415,076-13%2,408-472$588$228,021,6389Warner Bros.
9The Princess and the Frog$1,227,00018%1,777-843$690$97,568,8166Disney
10Leap Year (2010)$1,142,960-33%2,5121$455$18,772,6402Universal