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 Thu, Mar. 18 2010

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Mar. 18 2010LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Alice in Wonderland (2010)$5,123,1339%3,7280$1,374$231,243,6682Disney
2She's Out of My League$1,027,45025%2,956--$348$13,938,8111Paramount
3Green Zone$975,9753%3,003--$325$18,739,0301Universal
4Shutter Island$746,04018%3,356178$222$111,014,6324Paramount
5Avatar$651,1477%1,718-445$379$733,241,81813Fox
6Remember Me$640,97020%2,212--$290$10,666,4281Summit
7Our Family Wedding$518,4814%1,605--$323$9,868,5071Fox Searchlight
8Cop Out$411,35710%2,882-268$143$41,154,1133Warner Bros.
9Brooklyn's Finest$382,9938%1,9393$198$23,180,6322Overture
10The Crazies$374,42017%2,359-120$159$34,907,9403Overture