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. 26 - Sun, Jan. 28

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Mr. Holland's Opus$8,297,082-10%1,619210$5,125$17,568,8823Disney
2Bed of Roses$6,117,558--1,545--$3,960$6,117,5581New Line
3From Dusk Till Dawn$4,851,921-53%2,0073$2,417$15,092,7262Miramax
412 Monkeys$3,942,180-36%1,62919$2,420$24,160,4164Universal
5Eye for an Eye$3,527,249-35%1,6800$2,100$16,899,5783Paramount
6Jumanji$3,121,223-27%1,771-170$1,762$32,994,4487Sony / TriStar
7Grumpier Old Men$2,980,277-41%1,802-99$1,654$23,580,9736Warner Bros.
8Screamers (1996)$2,904,140--1,560--$1,862$2,904,1401Sony / Columbia
9Toy Story$2,378,654-35%1,401-321$1,698$177,361,82310Disney
10Heat$1,912,659-49%1,276-230$1,499$26,269,1467Warner Bros.