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, Nov. 4 - Sun, Nov. 6

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Stargate$12,368,778-26%2,0330$6,084$29,019,7962MGM/UA
2Mary Shelley's Frankenstein$11,212,889--2,177--$5,151$11,212,8891Sony / TriStar
3The War$5,203,275--1,155--$4,505$5,203,2751Universal
4Pulp Fiction$5,142,126-10%1,4940$3,442$28,533,2834Miramax
5The Specialist$3,155,723-20%2,033-330$1,552$36,559,4455Warner Bros.
6Love Affair$2,378,314-34%1,432-153$1,661$11,429,8593Warner Bros.
7The River Wild$2,155,580-16%1,562-339$1,380$31,381,0056Universal
8Little Giants$2,112,000-8%1,706-248$1,238$13,406,6714Warner Bros.
9Forrest Gump$1,976,4946%1,343-237$1,472$185,375,71218Paramount
10Double Dragon$1,376,561--1,087--$1,266$1,376,5611Gramercy