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. 22 - Sun, Apr. 24

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Bad Girls$5,012,200--2,008--$2,496$5,012,2001Fox
2The Paper$2,362,545-29%1,500-77$1,575$23,025,3426Universal
3Cops and Robbersons$2,351,821-37%1,8365$1,281$6,076,0752TriStar
4D2: The Mighty Ducks$2,269,776-31%1,896-223$1,197$27,728,0135Disney
5Threesome$1,827,008-31%1,215-3$1,504$8,458,9123TriStar
6Major League II$1,802,121-40%1,807-360$997$16,972,0634Warner Bros.
7White Fang II: Myth of the White Wolf$1,739,397-35%1,87724$927$4,432,0212Disney
8Brainscan$1,725,000--1,221--$1,413$1,725,0001Triumph
9Schindler's List$1,657,714-28%1,265-78$1,310$85,613,42919Universal
10The Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult$1,650,971-40%1,407-337$1,173$34,992,4556Paramount