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. 22 2010

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Mar. 22 2010LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Alice in Wonderland (2010)$2,760,338-72%3,73911$738$268,193,9753Disney
2The Bounty Hunter$1,448,620-70%3,074--$471$22,135,0431Sony / Columbia
3Diary of a Wimpy Kid$1,035,343-83%3,077--$336$23,161,5091Fox
4Repo Men$605,025-63%2,521--$240$6,731,1951Universal
5She's Out of My League$591,781-62%2,9582$200$20,332,9552Paramount
6Green Zone$570,760-66%3,0041$190$25,422,8952Universal
7Shutter Island$425,875-66%2,704-652$157$116,176,3415Paramount
8Avatar$358,514-71%1,236-482$290$737,627,33714Fox
9Remember Me$272,797-64%2,2153$123$14,191,7192Summit
10Our Family Wedding$240,718-75%1,6094$150$13,848,8252Fox Searchlight