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, May. 6 - Sun, May. 8

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1With Honors$3,741,737-14%1,222120$3,062$8,070,2802Warner Bros.
2Four Weddings and a Funeral$3,645,515-9%1,06462$3,426$22,630,3659Gramercy
33 Ninjas Kick Back$3,556,310--2,038--$1,745$3,556,3101TriStar
4Clean Slate$3,136,130--1,457--$2,152$3,136,1301MGM
5No Escape$3,125,453-32%1,7652$1,771$7,714,1892Savoy
6Bad Girls$1,621,483-41%1,789-223$906$9,392,8163Fox
7Schindler's List$1,128,003-25%1,170-33$964$89,593,55921Universal
8The Paper$1,119,460-26%1,004-235$1,115$25,662,5778Universal
9PCU$936,953-56%1,730-11$542$3,066,4362Fox
10D2: The Mighty Ducks$852,194-50%1,358-203$628$30,296,1927Disney