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, Mar. 14 - Sun, Mar. 16

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Bringing Down the House$22,055,693-29%2,8010$7,874$61,288,7852Disney
2Agent Cody Banks$14,064,571--3,369--$4,175$14,064,5711MGM
3The Hunted$13,482,384--2,516--$5,359$13,482,3841Paramount
4Tears of the Sun$8,705,354-49%2,9730$2,928$30,719,0972Sony / Columbia
5Chicago$7,105,4794%2,6000$2,733$124,850,51612Miramax
6Old School$6,669,760-27%2,452-255$2,720$60,776,1694DreamWorks
7How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days$4,686,930-30%2,430-467$1,929$93,726,3326Paramount
8Willard$4,010,593--1,761--$2,277$4,010,5931New Line
9Daredevil$3,031,153-42%2,056-722$1,474$96,034,4155Fox
10Cradle 2 the Grave$2,974,994-54%2,150-475$1,384$31,693,4853Warner Bros.