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, Feb. 24 2010

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Feb. 24 2010LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Shutter Island$2,638,537-16%2,991--$882$50,188,2001Paramount
2Avatar$1,202,184-5%2,581-104$466$692,062,77610Fox
3Valentine's Day$946,393-11%3,6650$258$89,879,1582Warner Bros. / New Line
4The Wolfman$628,485-15%3,2231$195$52,475,7052Universal
5Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief$601,853-14%3,39640$177$60,734,8032Fox
6Dear John$432,399-16%3,06287$141$67,174,6723Sony / Screen Gems
7Crazy Heart$263,1820%1,08984$242$22,307,60610Fox Searchlight
8From Paris with Love$220,567-10%2,311-411$95$22,049,0403Lionsgate
9Edge of Darkness$197,070-6%2,118-497$93$40,949,8964Warner Bros.
10The Tooth Fairy$162,031-9%2,523-225$64$50,245,2105Fox