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, Feb. 25 2010

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Feb. 25 2010LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Shutter Island$2,687,8662%2,991--$899$52,876,0661Paramount
2Avatar$1,202,8840%2,581-104$466$693,265,66010Fox
3Valentine's Day$974,0463%3,6650$266$90,853,2042Warner Bros. / New Line
4Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief$680,05613%3,39640$200$61,414,8592Fox
5The Wolfman$644,5553%3,2231$200$53,120,2602Universal
6Dear John$448,9264%3,06287$147$67,623,5983Sony / Screen Gems
7Crazy Heart$239,087-9%1,08984$220$22,546,69310Fox Searchlight
8From Paris with Love$220,3860%2,311-411$95$22,269,4263Lionsgate
9Edge of Darkness$203,1813%2,118-497$96$41,153,0774Warner Bros.
10The Tooth Fairy$171,3616%2,523-225$68$50,416,5715Fox