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, Oct. 13 - Sun, Oct. 15

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Meet the Parents$21,169,143-26%2,6151$8,095$58,825,4092Universal
2Remember the Titans$13,057,421-32%2,72625$4,790$64,208,9523Disney
3Lost Souls$7,954,766--1,970--$4,038$7,954,7661New Line
4The Ladies Man$5,426,390--2,022--$2,684$5,426,3901Paramount
5The Contender$5,363,930--1,516--$3,538$5,363,9301DreamWorks
6The Exorcist: The Version You've Never Seen$5,235,58118%1,655505$3,163$25,058,3824Warner Bros.
7Dr. T and the Women$5,012,867--1,489--$3,367$5,012,8671Artisan
8Get Carter$2,916,232-56%2,3150$1,260$9,554,0622Warner Bros.
9Almost Famous$2,192,827-41%2,262177$969$20,722,9795DreamWorks
10Digimon: The Movie$1,936,896-54%1,8252$1,061$6,170,2002Fox