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 Wed, Mar. 31 2010

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Mar. 31 2010LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Last Song$5,125,103--2,673--$1,917$5,125,1030Disney
2How to Train Your Dragon$4,534,374-6%4,055--$1,118$57,883,7581Paramount / DreamWorks
3Alice in Wonderland (2010)$1,908,799-6%3,243-496$589$299,459,6904Disney
4Hot Tub Time Machine$1,350,032-10%2,771--$487$18,418,3181MGM
5Diary of a Wimpy Kid$1,097,690-11%3,0836$356$39,469,2812Fox
6The Bounty Hunter$1,011,839-11%3,0740$329$41,617,3932Sony / Columbia
7She's Out of My League$380,409-8%2,432-526$156$26,783,0093Paramount
8Green Zone$331,080-14%2,136-868$155$31,549,4703Universal
9Shutter Island$328,229-3%2,123-581$155$121,618,6366Paramount
10Repo Men$306,990-16%2,274-247$135$12,329,9352Universal