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, Sep. 9 - Sun, Sep. 11

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Moon Over Parador$3,268,975--1,145--$2,855$3,268,9751Universal
2A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master$3,201,442--1,675-83$1,911$29,459,9134New Line
3A Fish Called Wanda$2,806,910--1,21427$2,312$28,375,1839MGM
4Die Hard$2,608,219--1,422-39$1,834$40,862,6719Fox
5Betrayed$2,511,437--1,1001$2,283$13,542,3353MGM/UA
6Cocktail (1988)$2,221,849--1,41713$1,568$39,746,9987Disney
7Young Guns$2,172,952--1,398-1$1,554$21,986,3805Fox
8Who Framed Roger Rabbit$1,883,805--1,500-88$1,256$70,842,33612Disney
9Big$1,326,258--1,123-54$1,181$65,727,46715Fox