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, Apr. 2 - Sun, Apr. 4

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Cop and a Half$6,027,285--1,603--$3,760$6,027,2851Universal
2The Adventures of Huck Finn$5,033,029--1,786--$2,818$5,033,0291Disney
3The Crush$5,024,976--1,759--$2,857$5,024,9761Warner Bros.
4Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III$4,688,034-37%2,0870$2,246$24,513,0963New Line
5Born Yesterday$3,665,874-38%1,3014$2,818$9,577,2172Disney
6Point of No Return$3,610,965-34%1,6590$2,177$16,280,1853Warner Bros.
7Jack the Bear$2,219,891--1,065--$2,084$2,219,8911Fox
8Groundhog Day$2,014,102-33%1,629-97$1,236$60,414,1698Columbia
9Fire in the Sky$1,388,922-42%1,257-178$1,105$13,926,4664Paramount
10Hear No Evil$1,256,993-52%1,4322$878$3,898,4672Fox