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, Feb. 1 2010

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Feb. 1 2010LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Avatar$2,700,621-73%3,074-67$879$598,813,9037Fox
2Edge of Darkness$1,318,410-70%3,066--$430$18,532,7941Warner Bros.
3When in Rome$779,434-72%2,456--$317$13,129,4751Disney
4The Book of Eli$744,213-70%3,075-36$242$75,255,9783Warner Bros.
5Legion$625,807-70%2,4760$253$29,648,5932Sony / Screen Gems
6The Tooth Fairy$527,259-83%3,3451$158$26,631,6462Fox
7Sherlock Holmes$339,052-72%2,250-420$151$197,940,5746Warner Bros.
8The Lovely Bones$308,354-75%2,63867$117$38,313,7718Paramount / DreamWorks
9It's Complicated$303,920-69%2,096-205$145$104,414,9556Universal
10The Blind Side$227,359-71%1,751-181$130$237,982,18711Warner Bros.