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 Thu, Jan. 28 2010

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Jan. 28 2010LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Avatar$3,155,0621%3,141-144$1,004$564,833,2536Fox
2The Book of Eli$1,122,3161%3,1110$361$65,603,4792Warner Bros.
3Legion$917,382-4%2,476--$371$21,846,4111Sony / Screen Gems
4Sherlock Holmes$509,2416%2,670-503$191$193,086,1785Warner Bros.
5The Lovely Bones$498,5714%2,5718$194$33,278,5897Paramount / DreamWorks
6It's Complicated$483,210-9%2,301-369$210$100,306,8205Universal
7The Tooth Fairy$463,3245%3,344--$139$16,106,2781Fox
8Extraordinary Measures$397,433-8%2,545--$156$7,826,3111CBS Films
9Up in the Air$303,0450%1,707-400$178$70,484,1818Paramount
10The Blind Side$300,0151%1,932-476$155$234,733,51110Warner Bros.