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, Mar. 3 - Sun, Mar. 5

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Man of the House (1995)$9,473,317--2,013--$4,706$9,473,3171Disney
2The Brady Bunch Movie$5,746,671-31%1,9410$2,961$16,311,1843Paramount
3Hideaway (1995)$5,213,455--1,900--$2,744$5,213,4551Sony / TriStar
4Just Cause$4,945,842-26%2,0590$2,402$22,200,8753Warner Bros.
5Roommates$4,038,033--1,262--$3,200$4,038,0331Disney
6Forrest Gump$2,033,967-14%1,1050$1,841$196,362,64235Paramount
7Billy Madison$1,989,815-39%1,708-179$1,165$17,475,3704Universal
8Legends of the Fall$1,848,460-29%1,203-474$1,537$35,618,89211Sony / TriStar
9Heavyweights$1,831,655-51%1,732-221$1,058$11,652,1003Disney
10Nobody's Fool$1,482,047-22%1,1070$1,339$28,265,63711Paramount