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, Jan. 27 - Sun, Jan. 29

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Legends of the Fall$6,309,990-30%2,0380$3,096$17,570,0226Sony / TriStar
2Highlander 3: The Final Dimension$5,536,435--1,594--$3,473$5,536,4351Miramax / Dimension
3Dumb and Dumber$4,279,662-28%2,391-174$1,790$45,206,7607New Line
4Nobody's Fool$4,095,561-24%1,00789$4,067$17,023,6356Paramount
5Higher Learning$3,429,616-44%1,4500$2,365$11,600,3763Sony / Columbia
6Murder in the First$3,217,383-32%1,30265$2,471$7,936,5712Warner Bros.
7Houseguest$2,249,434-32%1,492-81$1,508$17,768,0354Disney
8Disclosure$2,015,595-35%1,547-173$1,303$55,579,8138Warner Bros.
9Demon Knight$1,818,815-50%1,724-8$1,055$15,458,2753Universal
10The Jungle Book (1994)$1,336,013-41%1,434-262$932$27,748,8856Disney