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, Jul. 13 - Sun, Jul. 15

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Legally Blonde$20,377,426--2,620--$7,778$20,377,4261MGM
2The Score$19,018,807--2,129--$8,933$19,018,8071Paramount
3Cats & Dogs$12,033,590-45%3,0400$3,958$37,238,4752Warner Bros.
4Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within$11,408,607--2,649--$4,307$19,028,1551Sony / Columbia
5Scary Movie 2$9,554,442-53%3,2200$2,967$53,479,7122Miramax / Dimension
6The Fast and the Furious$8,087,885-34%2,899101$2,790$115,613,6784Universal
7Dr. Dolittle 2$7,483,973-28%2,829-199$2,645$34,809,0014Fox
8Kiss of the Dragon$6,010,165-55%2,10075$2,862$10,817,4172Fox
9A.I. Artificial Intelligence$5,214,891-63%2,830-412$1,843$70,099,5683Warner Bros.
10Lara Croft, Tomb Raider$3,883,274-42%2,164-846$1,794$69,493,1695Paramount