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, Jul. 8 - Sun, Jul. 10

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Coming to America$13,342,707-26%2,0640$6,464$20,347,5492Paramount
2Who Framed Roger Rabbit$11,519,011--1,286--$8,957$23,568,9083Disney
3Arthur 2: On the Rocks$5,150,962--1,426--$3,612$5,150,9621Warner Bros.
4Big$5,136,787-22%1,384-35$3,712$41,657,2466Fox
5Bull Durham$3,909,540-26%1,221-76$3,202$19,345,7534Orion
6License to Drive$3,850,934--1,223--$3,149$3,850,9341Fox
7Short Circuit 2$3,843,067--1,346--$2,855$3,843,0671TriStar
8Crocodile Dundee II$3,216,665-39%1,658-447$1,940$50,500,6837Paramount
9Phantasm II$3,012,285--1,227--$2,455$3,012,2851Universal
10The Great Outdoors$2,662,660-43%1,274-156$2,090$19,559,4954Universal