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. 3 - Sun, Nov. 5

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Get Shorty$9,700,007-5%2,10396$4,612$32,602,0213MGM
2Powder$6,461,144-10%1,61422$4,003$13,608,1172Disney
3Copycat$5,624,0399%1,579189$3,562$10,794,5612Warner Bros.
4Fair Game$4,946,332--1,949--$2,538$4,946,3321Warner Bros.
5Vampire in Brooklyn$4,394,462-38%2,3070$1,905$11,439,8412Paramount
6Home for the Holidays$4,007,717--1,000--$4,008$4,007,7171Paramount
7Now and Then$3,821,444-14%1,7130$2,231$15,724,4363New Line
8Seven$3,734,101-7%2,007-245$1,861$60,285,8357New Line
9Gold Diggers: Secret of Bear Mountain$2,535,645--1,297--$1,955$2,535,6451Universal
10Three Wishes$1,691,797-35%1,5383$1,100$4,292,8902Savoy