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.

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Clear and Present Danger$15,965,071-22%2,43355$6,562$36,313,0882Paramount
2Forrest Gump$14,145,7510%2,20446$6,418$125,097,5196Paramount
3The Mask$10,052,412-34%2,46258$4,083$48,400,8553New Line
4The Little Rascals$7,411,250-26%1,925199$3,850$17,439,3152Universal
5True Lies$7,009,382-24%2,156-184$3,251$76,506,5925Fox
6In the Army Now$6,367,194--1,444--$4,409$6,367,1941Disney
7The Client$6,029,108-16%2,301-3$2,620$42,933,7804Warner Bros.
8The Lion King$6,010,520-15%2,221-134$2,706$120,823,4988Disney
9It Could Happen to You$4,117,077-18%1,5448$2,667$17,241,1153TriStar
10Angels in the Outfield (1994)$2,373,187-20%1,581-23$1,501$26,030,0505Disney