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. 11 - Sun, Jul. 13

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl$46,630,391--3,269--$14,264$70,626,2741Disney
2The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen$23,075,638--3,002--$7,687$23,075,6381Fox
3Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines$19,476,937-56%3,5040$5,558$110,314,4952Warner Bros.
4Legally Blonde 2: Red, White and Blonde$12,029,806-46%3,37525$3,564$62,897,8302MGM
5Finding Nemo$8,465,547-23%2,643-259$3,203$291,068,9867Disney
6Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle$7,146,034-49%3,202-283$2,232$81,535,2843Sony / Columbia
7Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas$4,311,822-37%3,0860$1,397$18,806,4172DreamWorks
828 Days Later$4,251,230-29%1,396-11$3,045$28,450,5933Fox Searchlight
9Hulk$3,669,486-55%2,575-716$1,425$124,672,0194Universal
10The Italian Job$2,736,947-34%1,364-220$2,007$88,833,2047Paramount