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. 2 - Sun, Nov. 4

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Monsters, Inc.$62,577,806--3,237--$19,332$62,577,8061Disney
2The One (2001)$19,112,467--2,894--$6,604$19,112,4671Sony / Columbia
3Domestic Disturbance$14,033,112--2,910--$4,822$14,033,1121Paramount
4K-PAX$10,065,424-42%2,5454$3,955$31,525,7952Universal
5Thirteen Ghosts$7,875,510-48%2,7810$2,832$23,040,8652Warner Bros.
6Riding in Cars with Boys$4,056,350-33%2,554-216$1,588$20,472,3963Sony / Columbia
7From Hell$3,504,412-42%1,947-387$1,800$20,538,2423Fox
8Training Day$3,052,422-41%1,805-523$1,691$53,452,8225Warner Bros.
9Bandits$2,824,822-44%2,116-899$1,335$29,227,5364MGM
10Serendipity$2,393,304-37%1,640-563$1,459$33,727,2705Miramax