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. 2 - Sun, Nov. 4

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Jacob's Ladder$7,500,760--1,052--$7,130$7,500,7601TriStar
2Sibling Rivalry$3,248,139-19%1,445-3$2,248$7,266,0692Columbia
3Ghost$3,216,4915%1,713-53$1,878$116,013,25817Paramount
4Marked for Death$2,584,454-25%1,553-101$1,664$30,322,6765Fox
5Graveyard Shift$2,553,984-50%1,6030$1,593$7,636,2842Paramount
6Memphis Belle$2,482,103-19%1,300-32$1,909$14,852,6124Warner Bros.
7Quigley Down Under$2,341,152-12%1,035-59$2,262$8,851,2213MGM