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. 13 - Sun, Jan. 15

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Rain Man$10,111,5049%1,482226$6,823$35,090,1605MGM/UA
2Twins$6,747,646-5%1,6302$4,140$73,431,5376Universal
3Working Girl$4,514,221-10%1,14078$3,960$21,589,5944Fox
4The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!$4,403,659-7%1,765-174$2,495$43,955,1107Paramount
5Deepstar Six$3,306,320--1,117--$2,960$3,306,3201TriStar
6Dirty Rotten Scoundrels$3,012,406-14%1,490-23$2,022$21,352,2335Orion
7Oliver & Company$1,917,826-26%1,410-65$1,360$33,688,1099Disney
8Tequila Sunrise$1,553,673-48%1,126-266$1,380$25,663,1637Warner Bros.
9The Land Before Time$994,390-25%1,111-192$895$30,926,1659Universal