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, Mar. 19 - Sun, Mar. 21

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Forces of Nature$13,510,728--2,058--$6,565$13,510,7281DreamWorks
2Analyze This$11,711,348-25%2,5370$4,616$45,662,5243Warner Bros.
3True Crime$5,276,109--1,852--$2,849$5,276,1091Warner Bros.
4Baby Geniuses$4,312,108-23%1,6989$2,540$9,925,6952Sony / Columbia
5Cruel Intentions$4,008,790-43%2,235-77$1,794$24,036,1843Sony / Columbia
6The King and I (1999)$4,007,565--2,352--$1,704$4,007,5651Warner Bros.
7The Rage: Carrie 2$3,713,759-47%2,2860$1,625$10,778,8822MGM
8The Corruptor$3,127,075-46%1,8040$1,733$8,892,3752New Line
9Shakespeare in Love$2,975,4984%1,266-139$2,350$54,813,56715Miramax
10The Deep End of the Ocean$2,567,500-54%1,9070$1,346$8,125,9002Sony / Columbia