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, Jan. 19 - Sun, Jan. 21

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Save the Last Dance$15,366,047-34%2,539309$6,052$46,239,5232Paramount
2Cast Away$11,151,419-35%3,06113$3,643$123,373,9485Fox
3Snatch$8,005,163--1,444--$5,544$8,033,0953Sony / Screen Gems
4What Women Want (2000)$6,853,415-33%3,025-67$2,266$162,250,1426Paramount
5Finding Forrester$6,714,733-29%2,0020$3,354$12,648,7785Sony / Columbia
6Thirteen Days$6,037,680-38%2,0345$2,968$19,454,0292New Line
7Double Take (2001)$5,787,819-42%1,6310$3,549$5,787,8192Disney
8The Pledge$5,765,347--1,275--$4,522$5,765,3471Warner Bros.
9The Emperor's New Groove$3,894,810-50%2,016-221$1,932$38,668,7316Disney
10Antitrust$2,341,209-57%2,4330$962$7,827,4182MGM