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, Jan. 18 - Sun, Jan. 20

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Home Alone$9,526,512-3%2,112-45$4,511$135,420,82010Fox
2Awakenings$7,678,279-8%1,31129$5,857$17,247,7475Columbia
3Dances with Wolves$5,759,5723%1,30116$4,427$64,018,3629Orion
4Flight of the Intruder$5,725,133--1,489--$3,845$5,725,1331Paramount
5White Fang$5,640,712--1,108--$5,091$5,640,7121Disney
6Lionheart$4,882,814-31%1,48523$3,288$11,977,3662Universal
7Edward Scissorhands$3,325,397-9%1,319-53$2,521$33,843,3247Fox
8The Godfather Part III$3,322,298-23%1,358-564$2,446$22,315,8494Paramount
9Not Without My Daughter$3,101,451-18%1,1414$2,718$6,905,5062MGM
10Mermaids$2,142,346-6%1,15443$1,856$21,171,8336Orion