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, Sep. 13 - Sun, Sep. 15

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Barbershop$20,627,433--1,605--$12,852$20,627,4331MGM
2My Big Fat Greek Wedding$10,772,1464%1,76469$6,107$97,004,30322IFC Films
3One Hour Photo$8,007,283432%1,2121039$6,607$14,568,8844Fox Searchlight
4SwimFan$6,051,361-47%2,8604$2,116$19,683,1322Fox
5Stealing Harvard$6,041,443--2,366--$2,553$6,041,4431Sony / Columbia
6Signs$5,405,020-31%3,051-181$1,772$213,032,4077Disney
7City by the Sea$4,862,639-46%2,5750$1,888$16,656,6672Warner Bros.
8XXX$3,309,029-36%2,771-317$1,194$135,396,2566Sony / Columbia
9Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams$2,742,641-9%2,493-328$1,100$77,358,3546Miramax / Dimension
10Austin Powers in Goldmember$1,854,216-32%1,811-291$1,024$209,182,6898New Line