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, Aug. 29 - Sun, Aug. 31

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1G.I. Jane$8,183,861-26%1,97328$4,148$19,278,1022Disney
2Money Talks$7,579,677-29%2,03328$3,728$18,234,0462New Line
3Conspiracy Theory$6,853,154-7%2,460-247$2,786$45,831,7584Warner Bros.
4Air Force One$6,684,980-15%2,601-223$2,570$152,403,3866Sony / Columbia
5Hoodlum$6,406,396--2,020--$3,171$6,406,3961MGM / United Artists
6Excess Baggage$6,309,583--2,211--$2,854$6,309,5831Sony / Columbia
7Mimic$6,180,990-21%2,2550$2,741$13,999,1982Miramax / Dimension
8Cop Land$5,784,542-21%2,003-230$2,888$26,613,6523Miramax
9Kull the Conqueror$3,450,145--2,091--$1,650$3,450,1451Universal
10Event Horizon$3,115,054-29%2,3280$1,338$16,984,3353Paramount