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. 23 - Sun, Jan. 25

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Critical Condition$3,335,808-42%1,3430$2,484$9,051,5092Paramount
2Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home$2,580,494-36%1,385-94$1,863$62,679,94010Paramount
3Crocodile Dundee$2,567,070-28%1,34732$1,906$89,163,44118Paramount
4The Golden Child$2,549,400-35%1,451-114$1,757$47,187,6677Paramount
5Little Shop of Horrors$2,093,847-35%1,178-5$1,777$21,080,9836Warner Bros.
6Wanted: Dead or Alive$1,368,391-52%1,03215$1,326$4,214,2272New World
7Three Amigos$1,002,523-29%1,111-5$902$24,177,6727Orion