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, Sep. 11 - Sun, Sep. 13

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Sneakers$10,031,145--1,731--$5,795$10,031,1451Universal
2Honeymoon in Vegas$3,847,200-48%1,7490$2,200$12,935,4503Columbia
3Unforgiven$2,551,501-49%2,025-33$1,260$67,345,1816Warner Bros.
4Single White Female$2,364,175-54%1,7440$1,356$28,737,7255Columbia
5Pet Sematary II$1,679,874-56%1,8520$907$10,356,9433Paramount
6Death Becomes Her$1,576,215-51%1,704-137$925$37,090,7657Universal
7Sister Act$1,155,260-54%1,229-166$940$85,983,73816Disney
8A League of Their Own$1,012,459-62%1,348-216$751$69,147,17111Sony / Columbia
93 Ninjas$750,284-60%1,292-360$581$17,395,2556Disney