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.

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Hot Shots!$10,848,182--1,929--$5,624$10,848,1821Fox
2Terminator 2: Judgment Day$8,587,833-22%2,49550$3,442$147,715,4865TriStar
3Doc Hollywood$7,251,854--1,575--$4,604$7,251,8541Warner Bros.
4101 Dalmatians (Re-issue) (1991)$3,617,687-31%1,801-18$2,009$27,018,3344Disney
5Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves$3,318,719-27%1,549-369$2,142$88,279,8908Warner Bros.
6Mobsters$3,057,390-49%1,4498$2,110$9,087,9752Universal
7Body Parts$3,032,258--1,315--$2,306$3,032,2581Paramount
8Regarding Henry$2,876,634-31%1,0900$2,639$19,340,1944Paramount
9Bill and Ted's Bogus Journey$2,748,785-49%1,641-8$1,675$18,414,7273Orion
10City Slickers$2,565,656-33%1,372-444$1,870$69,258,9699Columbia