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, Oct. 30 - Sun, Nov. 1

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Under Siege$6,195,221-31%2,2480$2,756$42,131,6584Warner Bros.
2Candyman$3,354,546-21%1,4832$2,262$12,979,7163TriStar
3The Last of the Mohicans$3,285,806-26%1,85611$1,770$34,194,3456Fox
4The Mighty Ducks$2,688,706-36%1,87322$1,436$26,384,8395Disney
5Consenting Adults$2,421,911-35%1,495-43$1,620$11,148,9573Disney
6Pure Country$2,025,505-26%1,103110$1,836$4,765,1852Warner Bros.
7Dr. Giggles$1,733,490-36%1,6832$1,030$4,448,3052Universal
8Night and the City$1,178,149-54%1,1000$1,071$3,778,0153Fox
9Sneakers$1,026,370-28%1,042-73$985$35,368,7458Universal
10Mr. Baseball$1,005,715-35%1,273-211$790$13,586,0355Universal