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, Apr. 12 2010

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Apr. 12 2010LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Clash of the Titans (2010)$1,892,202-74%3,80225$498$112,118,7262Warner Bros.
2Date Night$1,740,856-68%3,374--$516$26,948,4551Fox
3How to Train Your Dragon$1,383,418-81%4,007-53$345$134,787,8563Paramount / DreamWorks
4Tyler Perry's Why Did I Get Married Too?$647,170-75%2,1550$300$49,184,2092Lionsgate
5Hot Tub Time Machine$512,354-64%2,611-160$196$37,484,8243MGM
6The Last Song$485,345-77%2,6741$182$42,740,5412Disney
7Alice in Wonderland (2010)$371,236-74%2,530-450$147$319,380,7546Disney
8The Bounty Hunter$290,360-68%2,901-217$100$56,202,8294Sony / Columbia
9Diary of a Wimpy Kid$171,603-83%2,453-389$70$53,806,2744Fox