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. 27 2010

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Jan. 27 2010LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Avatar$3,137,588-2%3,141-144$999$561,678,1916Fox
2The Book of Eli$1,114,175-16%3,1110$358$64,481,1632Warner Bros.
3Legion$954,505-20%2,476--$386$20,929,0291Sony / Screen Gems
4It's Complicated$528,985-8%2,301-369$230$99,823,6105Universal
5Sherlock Holmes$482,467-10%2,670-503$181$192,576,9375Warner Bros.
6The Lovely Bones$478,442-14%2,5718$186$32,780,0187Paramount / DreamWorks
7The Tooth Fairy$442,523-18%3,344--$132$15,642,9541Fox
8Extraordinary Measures$432,705-22%2,545--$170$7,428,8781CBS Films
9Up in the Air$302,983-13%1,707-400$177$70,181,1368Paramount
10The Blind Side$298,088-5%1,932-476$154$234,433,49610Warner Bros.