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 Tue, Mar. 9 2010

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Mar. 9 2010LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Alice in Wonderland (2010)$7,976,108-11%3,728--$2,140$133,085,5611Disney
2Shutter Island$1,101,6749%3,178175$347$97,863,1043Paramount
3Brooklyn's Finest$1,036,668-4%1,936--$535$15,463,9191Overture
4Avatar$781,694-4%2,163-293$361$722,567,97212Fox
5Cop Out$751,28712%3,1500$239$33,927,2752Warner Bros.
6The Crazies$603,1342%2,4792$243$28,666,9222Overture
7Crazy Heart$428,76613%1,274126$337$30,338,32012Fox Searchlight
8Valentine's Day$303,08520%3,040-538$100$106,860,4144Warner Bros. / New Line
9Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief$288,1557%2,994-308$96$78,614,9484Fox
10Dear John$241,41321%2,496-510$97$77,066,4575Sony / Screen Gems