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, Feb. 13 - Sun, Feb. 15

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
150 First Dates$39,852,510--3,591--$11,098$39,852,5101Sony / Columbia
2Barbershop 2: Back in Business$14,467,150-40%2,7110$5,336$42,941,5252MGM
3Miracle$14,031,813-28%2,755150$5,093$37,074,1492Disney
4You Got Served$6,023,188-20%1,832-111$3,288$33,004,5453Sony / Screen Gems
5Along Came Polly$5,454,855-20%2,543-415$2,145$82,016,0235Universal
6The Butterfly Effect$5,254,166-19%2,288-231$2,296$48,483,8124New Line
7Catch That Kid$4,465,567-23%2,8481$1,568$10,965,3572Fox
8The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King$4,186,974-2%1,663-215$2,518$356,469,0539New Line
9Cold Mountain$3,937,55921%1,740-177$2,263$87,780,1558Miramax
10Monster$3,808,6008%1,093201$3,485$20,339,4358Newmarket