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, Jan. 15 - Sun, Jan. 17

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Aladdin$8,728,6034%2,33115$3,745$91,393,1918Disney
2Alive$8,624,292--1,132--$7,619$8,624,2921Disney
3Nowhere to Run$8,203,255--1,745--$4,701$8,203,2551Columbia
4A Few Good Men$7,754,158-14%2,146-55$3,613$100,593,3046Columbia
5Body of Evidence$7,365,429--2,050--$3,593$7,365,4291MGM
6Scent of a Woman$5,539,273-14%1,212129$4,570$15,950,5774Universal
7The Bodyguard$4,840,996-7%1,705-101$2,839$75,885,9668Warner Bros.
8Forever Young$4,295,016-6%1,625-85$2,643$29,810,6575Warner Bros.
9Home Alone 2: Lost in New York$4,173,149-6%1,775-391$2,351$114,596,1109Fox
10Chaplin$2,069,280-37%1,08014$1,916$5,527,1604TriStar