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 Tue, Feb. 2 2010

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Feb. 2 2010LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Avatar$2,688,5140%3,074-67$875$601,502,4177Fox
2Edge of Darkness$1,384,3305%3,066--$452$19,917,1241Warner Bros.
3When in Rome$872,24712%2,456--$355$14,001,7221Disney
4The Book of Eli$729,129-2%3,075-36$237$75,985,1073Warner Bros.
5Legion$592,794-5%2,4760$239$30,241,3872Sony / Screen Gems
6The Tooth Fairy$456,290-13%3,3451$136$27,087,9362Fox
7It's Complicated$367,12521%2,096-205$175$104,782,0806Universal
8Sherlock Holmes$345,5332%2,250-420$154$198,286,1076Warner Bros.
9The Lovely Bones$332,9888%2,63867$126$38,646,7598Paramount / DreamWorks
10Up in the Air$290,65944%1,430-277$203$73,777,4339Paramount