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, Oct. 12 - Sun, Oct. 14

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Marked for Death$7,423,949-29%1,9746$3,761$19,213,9962Fox
2Memphis Belle$5,026,846--1,087--$4,625$5,026,8461Warner Bros.
3Ghost$4,224,020-20%1,7660$2,392$106,165,54414Paramount
4Goodfellas$3,697,188-28%1,318-10$2,805$21,112,6014Warner Bros.
5Pacific Heights$3,564,648-37%1,2918$2,761$16,097,1833Fox
6Postcards from the Edge$2,199,708-33%1,314-7$1,674$23,779,4645Columbia
7Flatliners$994,753-29%1,160-146$858$39,442,58610Columbia