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 Sat, May. 1 2010

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, May. 1 2010LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1A Nightmare on Elm Street (2010)$10,591,000-33%3,332--$3,179$26,327,0001Warner Bros. / New Line
2How to Train Your Dragon$4,814,49590%3,426-239$1,405$188,910,3096Paramount / DreamWorks
3Date Night$3,456,23741%3,093-201$1,117$71,942,3814Fox
4The Back-up Plan$3,089,51328%3,2800$942$21,215,0132CBS Films
5Furry Vengeance$2,937,55468%2,997--$980$4,689,6401Summit
6Clash of the Titans (2010)$2,586,00055%2,737-534$945$152,309,0005Warner Bros.
7The Losers$2,446,00028%2,9360$833$16,490,0002Warner Bros.
8Kick-Ass$1,827,85835%2,542-523$719$40,897,9423Lionsgate
9Death at a Funeral (2010)$1,703,26837%2,271-188$750$33,722,5693Sony / Screen Gems
10The Last Song$1,001,46938%2,276-518$440$58,074,6625Disney