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. 6 - Sun, Dec. 8

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1101 Dalmatians (1996)$13,944,053-58%2,81218$4,959$59,017,5132Disney
2Daylight (1996)$10,015,875--2,175--$4,605$10,015,8751Universal
3Star Trek: First Contact$6,609,903-63%2,8120$2,351$55,127,0513Paramount
4Jingle All the Way$5,593,605-56%2,4040$2,327$30,376,7343Fox
5Ransom$5,495,131-56%2,411-177$2,279$87,753,1965Disney
6Space Jam$4,540,737-67%2,6500$1,713$61,841,1574Warner Bros.
7The Mirror Has Two Faces$2,381,388-60%2,050-439$1,162$28,620,9224Sony / TriStar
8Romeo + Juliet$1,313,651-46%1,292-130$1,017$32,503,4456Fox