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. 21 - Sun, Jun. 23

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Cocoon$7,936,427--1,140--$6,962$7,936,4271Fox
2Rambo: First Blood Part II$7,280,873-21%2,0740$3,511$96,902,9775TriStar
3The Goonies$6,255,086-25%1,7050$3,669$23,738,3813Warner Bros.
4Lifeforce$4,209,136--1,526--$2,758$4,209,1361TriStar
5Fletch$4,017,555-22%1,223-54$3,285$22,532,5264Universal
6Return to Oz$2,844,895--1,238--$2,298$2,844,8951Disney
7A View to a Kill$2,486,459-28%1,245-234$1,997$30,403,9045MGM/UA
8Secret Admirer$1,699,038-30%1,265-35$1,343$4,114,0222Orion
9Perfect$1,545,459-37%1,013-326$1,526$8,235,0933Columbia
10D.A.R.Y.L.$1,352,244-49%1,1000$1,229$4,002,0762Paramount