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. 14 - Sun, Feb. 16

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Wayne's World$15,658,897--1,768--$8,857$15,658,8971Paramount
2Medicine Man$8,915,9715%1,36864$6,518$17,410,2422Disney
3Fried Green Tomatoes$7,058,93015%1,30677$5,405$26,788,6708Universal
4The Hand That Rocks the Cradle$6,880,1326%1,750-9$3,932$37,152,8966Disney
5Final Analysis$6,291,854-2%1,59995$3,935$12,703,2952Warner Bros.
6The Great Mouse Detective (1992 re-issue)$4,126,855--1,408--$2,931$4,126,8551Disney
7Father of the Bride (1991)$3,280,20018%1,574-71$2,084$52,403,5059Disney
8Shining Through$3,180,388-14%1,417-16$2,244$13,265,7833Fox
9Beauty and the Beast (1991)$3,144,51936%1,500-80$2,096$79,011,06213Disney
10Grand Canyon$2,354,398-4%1,144-79$2,058$21,659,4738Fox