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, Feb. 26 - Sun, Feb. 28

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Good Morning, Vietnam$5,232,945-24%1,5980$3,275$51,274,13010Disney
2Frantic$4,359,424--1,101--$3,960$4,359,4241Warner Bros.
3Shoot to Kill$3,514,252-28%1,482-37$2,371$14,143,3563Disney
4Moonstruck$3,376,975-29%1,17810$2,867$31,799,81511MGM
5Three Men and a Baby$2,864,073-19%1,615-74$1,773$99,747,56315Disney
6Action Jackson$2,431,466-33%1,243-6$1,956$11,466,3113Lorimar
7She's Having a Baby$1,340,054-36%1,009-104$1,328$10,425,0254Paramount