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 Fri, Feb. 19 2010

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Feb. 19 2010LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Shutter Island$14,058,226--2,991--$4,700$14,058,2261Paramount
2Valentine's Day$5,657,872156%3,6650$1,544$75,919,9582Warner Bros. / New Line
3Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief$4,026,278180%3,39640$1,186$47,486,6702Fox
4Avatar$3,894,018118%2,581-104$1,509$675,976,03810Fox
5The Wolfman$2,885,00595%3,2231$895$43,353,6302Universal
6Dear John$2,354,138178%3,06287$769$61,025,3513Sony / Screen Gems
7The Tooth Fairy$1,059,260135%2,523-225$420$46,426,8305Fox
8Crazy Heart$760,280122%1,08984$698$19,320,05910Fox Searchlight
9From Paris with Love$727,48084%2,311-411$315$19,427,1553Lionsgate
10Edge of Darkness$618,99980%2,118-497$292$38,722,9104Warner Bros.