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, Dec. 10 - Sun, Dec. 12

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Wayne's World 2$13,516,699--2,400--$5,632$13,516,6991Paramount
2Mrs. Doubtfire$10,158,307-31%1,959281$5,185$52,451,9673Fox
3Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit$7,569,219--2,132--$3,550$7,569,2191Disney
4Geronimo: An American Legend$4,018,452--1,605--$2,504$4,018,4521Columbia
5A Perfect World$2,814,944-48%1,9640$1,433$16,319,4134Warner Bros.
6The Three Musketeers (1993)$1,974,130-48%1,751-345$1,127$32,071,4335Disney
7Addams Family Values$1,890,395-59%2,001-576$945$31,246,1364Paramount
8Carlito's Way$1,341,995-47%1,266-339$1,060$23,505,7105Universal
9My Life$1,101,598-52%1,130-160$975$18,458,7695Columbia