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, Jan. 16 - Sun, Jan. 18

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Critical Condition$5,715,701--1,343--$4,256$5,715,7011Paramount
2Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home$4,056,512-1%1,479-397$2,743$60,099,4469Paramount
3The Golden Child$3,921,103-13%1,565-92$2,505$44,638,2676Paramount
4Crocodile Dundee$3,580,01010%1,315-44$2,722$86,596,37117Paramount
5Little Shop of Horrors$3,222,0665%1,183325$2,724$18,987,1365Warner Bros.
6Wanted: Dead or Alive$2,845,836--1,017--$2,798$2,845,8361New World
7Three Amigos$1,412,077-39%1,116-349$1,265$23,175,1496Orion
8Lady and the Tramp (re-issue) (1986)$1,263,202-37%1,171-132$1,079$15,644,9385Disney