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, Jun. 2 - Sun, Jun. 4

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade$21,230,164-28%2,3270$9,123$68,162,7812Paramount
2No Holds Barred$4,957,052--1,318--$3,761$4,957,0521New Line
3See No Evil, Hear No Evil$4,057,200-34%1,6800$2,415$23,391,3814TriStar
4Field of Dreams$3,740,000-34%1,1007$3,400$27,810,2427Universal
5Renegades$3,075,030--1,627--$1,890$3,075,0301Universal
6Road House$3,006,320-40%1,880-55$1,599$13,961,8743MGM/UA
7Pink Cadillac$2,492,256-43%1,9930$1,251$6,900,8492Warner Bros.
8K-9$1,842,870-40%1,307-214$1,410$26,284,7256Universal
9Pet Sematary$1,710,585-33%1,248-191$1,371$37,599,0337Paramount