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, Nov. 17 - Sun, Nov. 19

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Harlem Nights$16,096,808--2,180--$7,384$16,096,8081Paramount
2Look Who's Talking$8,537,321-25%1,65110$5,171$69,216,8786TriStar
3All Dogs Go to Heaven$4,712,834--1,577--$2,988$4,712,8341MGM/UA
4Dad$3,144,400-30%1,12315$2,800$8,902,7934Universal
5Prancer$2,914,486--1,713--$1,701$2,914,4861Orion
6The Bear$2,790,992-42%1,0544$2,648$16,330,0674TriStar
7Staying Together$939,208-54%1,004-41$935$2,959,9852Hemdale