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. 15 - Sun, Jun. 17

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Dick Tracy$22,543,911--2,332--$9,667$22,543,9111Disney
2Another 48 HRS.$10,724,254-45%2,3010$4,661$10,724,2542Paramount
3Total Recall (1990)$10,225,172-32%2,09519$4,881$67,626,2403TriStar
4Gremlins 2: The New Batch$9,702,804--2,075--$4,676$9,702,8041Warner Bros.
5Back to the Future Part III$4,854,369-37%2,07016$2,345$57,574,7444Universal
6Pretty Woman$3,327,354-26%1,602-175$2,077$102,025,12413Disney
7Bird on a Wire$3,150,900-35%1,620-388$1,945$42,453,7505Universal
8Cadillac Man$859,196-52%1,140-655$754$18,709,7855Orion
9Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990)$857,317-46%1,165-423$736$94,655,03712New Line