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, Jul. 30 - Sun, Aug. 1

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Rising Sun$15,195,941--1,510--$10,064$15,195,9411Fox
2In the Line of Fire$8,006,862-29%2,1290$3,761$67,752,4754Columbia
3The Firm$7,076,680-29%2,105-288$3,362$48,295,6505Paramount
4Free Willy$7,059,377-18%1,9370$3,644$23,573,8253Warner Bros.
5Jurassic Park$6,882,481-18%2,141-211$3,215$283,095,2518Universal
6Robin Hood: Men in Tights$6,841,830--1,263--$5,417$6,841,8301Fox
7Poetic Justice$5,021,226-57%1,28512$3,908$16,749,6812Columbia
8Sleepless in Seattle$4,898,880-15%1,458-157$3,360$45,419,2456TriStar
9Coneheads$3,554,725-50%1,9780$1,797$10,655,2262Paramount
10Another Stakeout$3,505,148-35%1,477292$2,373$8,923,4642Disney