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, Aug. 18 - Sun, Aug. 20

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Cell$17,515,050--2,411--$7,265$17,515,0501New Line
2Space Cowboys$9,476,221-27%2,8350$3,343$53,788,0893Warner Bros.
3The Replacements$7,215,305-35%2,7540$2,620$23,408,1592Warner Bros.
4What Lies Beneath$6,758,132-31%2,760-165$2,449$123,411,6855DreamWorks
5Nutty Professor II: The Klumps$6,307,740-38%2,969-282$2,125$104,294,7534Universal
6Hollow Man$6,010,644-54%2,9560$2,033$61,579,4063Sony / Columbia
7Autumn in New York$5,548,412-50%2,28227$2,431$16,535,4182MGM
8Coyote Ugly$5,023,192-36%2,539-125$1,978$30,189,5683Disney
9Bless the Child$4,837,688-49%2,521-3$1,919$14,251,3722Paramount
10Godzilla 2000$4,407,720--2,111--$2,088$4,407,7201Sony / TriStar