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. 27 - Sun, Oct. 29

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Meet the Parents$15,049,094-6%2,64728$5,685$100,016,0954Universal
2Book of Shadows: Blair Witch 2$13,223,887--3,317--$3,987$13,223,8871Artisan
3Remember the Titans$8,028,312-19%2,8032$2,864$87,772,7215Disney
4Bedazzled (2000)$7,829,426-40%2,5713$3,045$20,935,9522Fox
5Pay It Forward$6,803,726-29%2,1300$3,194$16,435,0852Warner Bros.
6The Little Vampire$5,719,627--2,009--$2,847$5,719,6271New Line
7Lucky Numbers$4,536,625--2,497--$1,817$4,536,6251Paramount
8The Contender$2,451,591-30%1,63968$1,496$13,985,1353DreamWorks
9The Legend of Drunken Master$2,429,386-37%1,3453$1,806$6,274,6642Miramax / Dimension
10The Exorcist: The Version You've Never Seen$1,585,848-46%1,401-307$1,132$29,555,0186Warner Bros.