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, Jun. 19 - Sun, Jun. 21

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The X-Files$30,138,542--2,629--$11,464$30,138,5421Fox
2Mulan$22,745,143--2,888--$7,876$22,745,1431Disney
3The Truman Show$12,418,709-38%2,91149$4,266$63,971,4103Paramount
4Six Days, Seven Nights$10,702,570-35%2,57929$4,150$27,187,8462Disney
5A Perfect Murder$7,382,061-35%2,755-90$2,680$35,275,5083Warner Bros.
6Can't Hardly Wait$3,823,967-52%1,9870$1,924$11,849,8772Sony / Columbia
7Hope Floats$3,266,965-38%1,876-528$1,741$31,322,5374Fox
8Godzilla (1998)$2,981,067-52%2,337-973$1,276$129,211,0215Sony / TriStar
9Deep Impact$2,686,352-39%1,972-652$1,362$133,055,1007Paramount
10The Horse Whisperer$2,576,416-35%1,852-434$1,391$32,796,5666Disney