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.

Weekend Actuals (Domestic) Fri, Jun. 7 - Sun, Jun. 9

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Rambo: First Blood Part II$10,228,768-31%2,0740$4,932$70,409,2683TriStar
2The Goonies$9,105,913--1,705--$5,341$9,105,9131Warner Bros.
3Fletch$6,320,411-10%1,30378$4,851$13,343,3812Universal
4A View to a Kill$4,529,804-32%1,566-22$2,893$24,479,9263MGM/UA
5Perfect$4,222,810--1,344--$3,142$4,222,8101Columbia
6Brewster's Millions$3,771,165-31%1,404-116$2,686$19,082,4094Universal