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. 26 2010

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Feb. 26 2010LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Shutter Island$6,645,378147%3,00312$2,213$59,521,4442Paramount
2The Crazies$5,981,133--2,477--$2,415$5,981,1331Overture
3Cop Out$5,948,012--3,150--$1,888$5,948,0121Warner Bros.
4Avatar$3,076,750156%2,456-125$1,253$696,342,41011Fox
5Valentine's Day$2,925,623200%3,578-87$818$93,778,8273Warner Bros. / New Line
6Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief$2,374,210249%3,302-94$719$63,789,0693Fox
7Dear John$1,540,286243%3,006-56$512$69,163,8844Sony / Screen Gems
8The Wolfman$1,125,91575%3,043-180$370$54,246,1753Universal
9The Tooth Fairy$733,128328%2,249-274$326$51,149,6996Fox
10Crazy Heart$619,824159%1,14859$540$23,166,51711Fox Searchlight