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. 23 - Sun, Nov. 25

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Home Alone$20,987,76123%1,28482$16,346$38,069,7582Fox
2Three Men and a Little Lady$13,774,642--1,281--$10,753$19,100,6161Disney
3Dances with Wolves$9,491,6231580%1,0481034$9,057$10,654,9631Orion
4Predator 2$8,784,943--1,950--$4,505$8,784,9432Fox
5Rocky V$7,703,740-45%2,0530$3,752$21,776,9102MGM/UA
6The Rescuers Down Under$4,396,20826%1,2377$3,554$7,896,0272Disney
7Ghost$3,515,52717%1,528-185$2,301$126,835,10420Paramount
8Child's Play 2$3,220,630-36%1,946-71$1,655$18,941,6853Universal
9Jacob's Ladder$1,903,914-33%1,083-181$1,758$17,315,5744TriStar