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. 20 - Sun, Jan. 22

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Rain Man$7,003,147-31%1,50927$4,641$42,093,3076MGM/UA
2Twins$4,822,434-29%1,64010$2,941$80,378,2237Universal
3Working Girl$3,077,747-32%1,1488$2,681$24,667,3415Fox
4The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!$3,031,039-31%1,687-78$1,797$46,986,1498Paramount
5Dirty Rotten Scoundrels$2,108,291-30%1,51525$1,392$23,460,5246Orion
6Deepstar Six$1,391,910-58%1,1181$1,245$4,698,2302TriStar
7Oliver & Company$1,371,888-28%1,45444$944$35,059,99710Disney
8Tequila Sunrise$1,107,646-29%1,16438$952$26,770,8098Warner Bros.
9The Land Before Time$777,660-22%1,14433$680$31,703,82510Universal