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, Mar. 20 - Sun, Mar. 22

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Basic Instinct$15,129,240--1,567--$9,655$15,129,2401TriStar
2Wayne's World$7,667,615-9%1,8780$4,083$48,388,0906Paramount
3My Cousin Vinny$7,209,788-3%1,500273$4,807$14,626,5392Fox
4The Lawnmower Man$3,685,746-31%1,30810$2,818$16,794,4053New Line
5Fried Green Tomatoes$2,897,230-13%1,3292$2,180$46,328,77513Universal
6Beauty and the Beast (1991)$1,700,2459%1,157-14$1,470$88,730,20218Disney
7Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot!$1,653,970-20%1,432-353$1,155$18,476,8055Universal
8Article 99$1,569,658-36%1,2631$1,243$4,031,1272Orion
9The Hand That Rocks the Cradle$1,456,259-22%1,292-137$1,127$50,696,57011Disney
10Medicine Man$1,405,093-27%1,091-99$1,288$31,697,2987Disney