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, Apr. 8 2010

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Apr. 8 2010LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Clash of the Titans (2010)$4,066,177-4%3,7770$1,077$83,593,3151Warner Bros.
2How to Train Your Dragon$3,806,1169%4,0605$937$108,540,9032Paramount / DreamWorks
3The Last Song$1,526,0136%2,6730$571$32,422,8701Disney
4Tyler Perry's Why Did I Get Married Too?$1,503,089-7%2,155--$697$37,519,6601Lionsgate
5Alice in Wonderland (2010)$911,0024%2,980-263$306$313,707,7885Disney
6Hot Tub Time Machine$892,2355%2,7710$322$31,541,4492MGM
7Diary of a Wimpy Kid$829,1519%2,842-241$292$49,655,0303Fox
8The Bounty Hunter$707,9497%3,11844$227$51,697,3133Sony / Columbia
9She's Out of My League$189,6913%1,390-1042$136$29,476,9744Paramount
10Shutter Island$167,4013%1,356-767$123$124,116,1937Paramount