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, Jul. 19 - Sun, Jul. 21

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Terminator 2: Judgment Day$14,894,441-28%2,34960$6,341$115,314,1513TriStar
2Bill and Ted's Bogus Journey$10,241,268--1,620--$6,322$10,241,2681Orion
3101 Dalmatians (Re-issue) (1991)$7,847,340-24%1,82548$4,300$18,126,3842Disney
4Regarding Henry$6,168,5730%1,063263$5,803$12,315,3552Paramount
5Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves$5,861,817-19%2,141-128$2,738$80,405,1996Warner Bros.
6Point Break (1991)$5,743,397-33%1,62510$3,534$14,258,0132Fox
7The Naked Gun 2 1/2: The Smell of Fear$5,537,490-24%2,191-116$2,527$45,309,6344Paramount
8City Slickers$4,811,722-18%2,051-100$2,346$62,859,8117Columbia
9Dutch$1,867,201--1,232--$1,516$1,867,2011Fox
10Problem Child 2$1,710,037-48%1,50020$1,140$10,398,1423Universal