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, Feb. 1 - Sun, Feb. 3

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Home Alone$8,215,40813%2,009-97$4,089$141,378,05012Fox
2Dances with Wolves$4,787,94111%1,34341$3,565$73,112,82011Orion
3White Fang$4,743,9070%1,25992$3,768$15,147,1403Disney
4Awakenings$4,476,785-8%1,3305$3,366$26,610,0757Columbia
5Popcorn$2,563,365--1,055--$2,430$2,563,3651Studio Three
6Run$2,222,056--1,173--$1,894$2,222,0561Buena Vista
7Flight of the Intruder$1,886,405-32%1,249-240$1,510$10,371,1883Paramount
8Lionheart$1,696,523-33%1,054-411$1,610$16,208,2644Universal