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, Mar. 5 2010

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Mar. 5 2010LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Alice in Wonderland (2010)$40,804,962--3,728--$10,946$40,804,9621Disney
2Brooklyn's Finest$4,730,543--1,936--$2,443$4,730,5431Overture
3Shutter Island$4,024,045148%3,178175$1,266$86,548,6393Paramount
4Cop Out$2,828,027153%3,1500$898$26,043,3262Warner Bros.
5The Crazies$2,345,363159%2,4792$946$22,738,6762Overture
6Avatar$1,974,03620%2,163-293$913$714,824,24412Fox
7Valentine's Day$1,413,073156%3,040-538$465$103,562,8334Warner Bros. / New Line
8Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief$1,385,264201%2,994-308$463$74,318,3904Fox
9Dear John$967,823172%2,496-510$388$74,811,8305Sony / Screen Gems
10Crazy Heart$925,749171%1,274126$727$27,144,74112Fox Searchlight