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, Nov. 20 - Sun, Nov. 22

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Rugrats Movie$27,321,470--2,782--$9,821$27,321,4701Paramount
2Enemy of the State$20,038,573--2,393--$8,374$20,038,5731Disney
3The Waterboy$15,707,537-36%2,68914$5,841$79,553,3473Disney
4Meet Joe Black$7,871,985-48%2,5118$3,135$22,889,9802Universal
5I Still Know What You Did Last Summer$7,018,385-58%2,4430$2,873$23,538,4232Sony / Columbia
6The Siege$3,577,517-56%2,438-144$1,467$25,610,5073Fox
7I'll Be Home for Christmas$2,416,847-38%1,77617$1,361$6,315,1402Disney
8Antz$2,326,528-42%2,002-349$1,162$84,180,5458DreamWorks
9Pleasantville$2,246,978-39%1,715-58$1,310$27,250,5215New Line
10The Wizard of Oz (1998 re-issue)$1,404,455-57%1,705-177$824$10,028,3963Warner Bros.