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, May. 30 - Sun, Jun. 1

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Finding Nemo$70,253,508--3,374--$20,822$70,253,5081Disney
2Bruce Almighty$37,331,297-45%3,4929$10,691$137,397,6122Universal
3The Italian Job$19,458,470--2,633--$7,390$19,458,4701Paramount
4The Matrix Reloaded$15,686,946-57%3,453-150$4,543$232,703,6873Warner Bros.
5Daddy Day Care$6,744,967-52%3,128-344$2,156$81,901,8964Sony / Columbia
6Wrong Turn$5,161,627--1,615--$3,196$5,161,6271Fox
7X2: X-Men United$5,097,277-61%2,530-537$2,015$199,362,8385Fox
8The In-Laws$3,741,919-59%2,6520$1,411$14,518,0322Warner Bros.
9Down with Love$1,570,714-69%1,300-818$1,208$17,149,7904Fox
10The Lizzie McGuire Movie$1,171,912-73%1,330-788$881$39,322,9035Disney