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.

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Look Who's Talking$11,556,750-18%1,62275$7,125$37,811,8743TriStar
2Shocker$4,510,990--1,783--$2,530$4,510,9901Universal
3Next of Kin$2,647,377-45%1,3580$1,949$7,452,8932Warner Bros.
4Sea of Love$1,843,200-38%1,152-267$1,600$38,232,2507Universal
5Black Rain$1,752,800-38%1,202-413$1,458$30,318,2676Paramount
6Gross Anatomy$1,742,044-38%1,080227$1,613$4,572,4312Disney
7Worth Winning$1,492,610--1,260--$1,185$1,492,6101Fox
8Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers$977,119-65%1,076-419$908$8,863,1583Galaxy International