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. 4 - Sun, Dec. 6

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1A Bug's Life$17,174,883-48%2,70115$6,359$68,679,9702Disney
2Psycho (1998)$10,031,850--2,477--$4,050$10,031,8501Universal
3Enemy of the State$9,668,783-47%2,45823$3,934$47,821,5773Disney
4The Rugrats Movie$7,632,293-64%2,8329$2,695$55,963,8793Paramount
5The Waterboy$6,511,707-52%2,778-4$2,344$99,666,0865Disney
6Meet Joe Black$2,417,780-58%2,188-339$1,105$31,094,5904Universal
7Babe: Pig in the City$2,375,065-61%2,3873$995$8,537,7052Universal
8I Still Know What You Did Last Summer$1,732,855-61%2,212-261$783$29,732,7334Sony / Columbia
9Home Fries$1,725,359-54%1,9250$896$5,509,3822Warner Bros.
10Very Bad Things$1,518,619-53%1,2600$1,205$4,764,4722PolyGram