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, Mar. 3 2010

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Mar. 3 2010LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Shutter Island$1,651,191-15%3,00312$550$80,904,5712Paramount
2Avatar$1,538,4424%2,456-125$626$711,203,63011Fox
3Cop Out$1,177,153-17%3,150--$374$22,095,8991Warner Bros.
4The Crazies$958,358-20%2,477--$387$19,487,1721Overture
5Valentine's Day$538,485-15%3,578-87$150$101,597,4183Warner Bros. / New Line
6Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief$464,712-9%3,302-94$141$72,472,3653Fox
7Dear John$350,958-13%3,006-56$117$73,488,2924Sony / Screen Gems
8Crazy Heart$338,5636%1,14859$295$25,876,84111Fox Searchlight
9The Wolfman$334,730-15%3,043-180$110$58,489,9703Universal
10The Tooth Fairy$170,797-9%2,249-274$76$54,390,0516Fox