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 Mon, Mar. 15 2010

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Mar. 15 2010LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Alice in Wonderland (2010)$6,054,110-67%3,7280$1,624$215,393,5422Disney
2Green Zone$1,231,230-66%3,003--$410$15,540,5251Universal
3She's Out of My League$1,140,514-58%2,956--$386$10,915,7921Paramount
4Shutter Island$797,561-64%3,356178$238$108,809,2064Paramount
5Avatar$671,742-65%1,718-445$391$731,303,05113Fox
6Remember Me$664,516-60%2,212--$300$8,753,6551Summit
7Our Family Wedding$592,462-71%1,605--$369$8,222,3241Fox Searchlight
8Brooklyn's Finest$451,709-64%1,9393$233$21,985,1132Overture
9Cop Out$417,493-64%2,882-268$145$39,898,2273Warner Bros.
10The Crazies$408,852-58%2,359-120$173$33,798,1603Overture