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, Dec. 12 - Sun, Dec. 14

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Something's Gotta Give$16,064,485--2,677--$6,001$16,064,4851Sony / Columbia
2The Last Samurai$14,086,877-42%2,9080$4,844$46,875,4942Warner Bros.
3Stuck on You$9,410,755--3,003--$3,134$9,410,7551Fox
4Love Don't Cost a Thing$6,314,441--1,844--$3,424$6,314,4411Warner Bros.
5The Haunted Mansion$6,138,382-35%3,001-121$2,045$53,749,6903Disney
6Elf$6,017,341-25%2,876-243$2,092$147,524,4626New Line
7Bad Santa$6,012,550-14%2,540449$2,367$35,722,0403Miramax / Dimension
8Honey (2003)$4,860,742-62%1,97230$2,465$19,778,0912Universal
9Dr. Seuss' The Cat in the Hat$4,166,395-42%2,955-454$1,410$90,731,0224Universal
10Gothika$2,724,737-48%1,806-399$1,509$53,934,9844Warner Bros.