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, Nov. 17 - Sun, Nov. 19

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1How the Grinch Stole Christmas$55,082,651--3,127--$17,615$55,082,6511Universal
2Rugrats in Paris: The Movie$22,718,184--2,934--$7,743$22,718,1841Paramount
3Charlie's Angels$13,361,339-46%3,0370$4,400$93,261,4383Sony / Columbia
4The 6th Day$13,021,520--2,516--$5,175$13,021,5201Sony / Columbia
5Bounce$11,423,716--1,918--$5,956$11,423,7161Miramax
6Men of Honor$7,906,419-41%2,11826$3,733$21,245,8842Fox
7Little Nicky$7,753,107-52%2,9100$2,664$23,817,0112New Line
8Meet the Parents$6,367,233-38%2,412-285$2,640$138,515,5527Universal
9Red Planet$2,818,384-68%2,7030$1,043$11,539,6802Warner Bros.
10The Legend of Bagger Vance$2,817,279-55%2,109-53$1,336$25,221,1693DreamWorks