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, Jul. 9 - Sun, Jul. 11

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1American Pie$18,709,700--2,508--$7,460$18,709,7001Universal
2Wild Wild West$16,833,040-39%3,3420$5,037$76,568,5782Warner Bros.
3Big Daddy$16,030,412-20%3,254133$4,926$77,580,1973Sony / Columbia
4Tarzan (1999)$10,811,295-22%3,13128$3,453$83,143,6364Disney
5The General's Daughter$7,929,825-26%2,710-148$2,926$56,146,6704Paramount
6Arlington Road$7,515,145--1,631--$4,608$7,515,1451Sony / Columbia
7Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace$7,493,049-21%2,447-181$3,062$385,187,9488Fox
8South Park: Bigger, Longer and Uncut$7,062,131-38%2,1280$3,319$35,260,9652Paramount
9Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me$6,827,232-24%2,608-483$2,618$150,278,8775New Line
10Summer of Sam$3,466,010-42%1,5360$2,257$14,092,0972Disney