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. 26 - Sun, Jul. 28

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Austin Powers in Goldmember$73,072,142--3,613--$20,225$76,625,9321New Line
2Road to Perdition$11,107,153-28%2,25091$4,937$65,648,6443DreamWorks
3Stuart Little 2$10,613,138-30%3,28227$3,234$34,724,4342Sony / Columbia
4Men in Black II$8,476,863-42%3,542-99$2,393$173,380,0284Sony / Columbia
5K-19: The Widowmaker$7,264,765-43%2,8302$2,567$24,960,6842Paramount
6The Country Bears$5,309,386--2,553--$2,080$5,309,3861Disney
7Mr. Deeds$4,248,183-42%2,309-514$1,840$116,164,6265Sony / Columbia
8Reign of Fire$3,468,371-53%2,005-624$1,730$36,405,5723Disney
9Minority Report$3,124,728-30%1,365-307$2,289$123,417,4136Fox
10Lilo & Stitch$2,734,958-45%1,780-347$1,536$134,219,3786Disney