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, Nov. 13 - Sun, Nov. 15

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Bram Stoker's Dracula$30,521,679--2,491--$12,253$30,521,6791Columbia
2Passenger 57$7,075,274-33%1,974240$3,584$17,589,1992Warner Bros.
3A River Runs Through It$3,924,103-22%1,06254$3,695$15,579,2626Columbia
4Under Siege$3,707,480-35%2,007-241$1,847$51,522,0636Warner Bros.
5The Mighty Ducks$3,666,225-9%1,770-46$2,071$34,058,3957Disney
6The Last of the Mohicans$2,611,777-24%1,777-55$1,470$40,257,1478Fox
7Candyman$1,742,980-31%1,50014$1,162$17,234,0365TriStar
8Consenting Adults$1,412,972-31%1,195-232$1,182$14,620,4525Disney