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. 30 2010

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Mar. 30 2010LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1How to Train Your Dragon$4,803,0280%4,055--$1,184$53,349,3841Paramount / DreamWorks
2Alice in Wonderland (2010)$2,037,2343%3,384-355$602$297,550,8914Disney
3Hot Tub Time Machine$1,502,696-3%2,754--$546$17,068,2861MGM
4Diary of a Wimpy Kid$1,232,640-1%3,0836$400$38,371,5912Fox
5The Bounty Hunter$1,139,3499%3,0740$371$40,605,5542Sony / Columbia
6She's Out of My League$412,8602%2,432-526$170$26,402,6003Paramount
7Green Zone$384,4257%2,564-440$150$31,218,3903Universal
8Repo Men$365,5554%2,519-2$145$12,022,9452Universal
9Shutter Island$340,1161%2,123-581$160$121,290,4076Paramount
10Our Family Wedding$224,8905%1,132-477$199$17,378,4253Fox Searchlight