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, Dec. 1 - Sun, Dec. 3

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Toy Story$20,164,997-31%2,4614$8,194$64,676,5752Disney
2GoldenEye$8,838,374-51%2,6670$3,314$53,154,3323MGM/UA
3Casino$6,120,345-38%1,6171$3,785$16,066,8253Universal
4Money Train$6,017,676-43%2,5220$2,386$16,625,9733Sony / Columbia
5Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls$5,724,015-58%2,7050$2,116$76,525,9074Warner Bros.
6The American President$5,308,173-45%1,5080$3,520$25,035,9533Sony / Columbia
7It Takes Two$2,031,838-61%1,5810$1,285$12,752,1673Warner Bros.
8Get Shorty$1,727,505-49%1,366-156$1,265$49,651,1267MGM
9Nick of Time$1,618,136-42%1,8490$875$4,399,7373Paramount
10Home for the Holidays$1,004,612-50%1,0000$1,005$12,308,7525Paramount