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, Apr. 23 - Sun, Apr. 25

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Man on Fire (2004)$22,751,965--2,980--$7,635$22,792,5221Fox
213 Going on 30$21,053,551--3,438--$6,124$21,053,5511Sony / Columbia
3Kill Bill Vol. 2$10,410,219-59%3,073102$3,388$42,964,8372Miramax
4The Punisher$6,287,612-55%2,6490$2,374$24,170,4142Lionsgate
5Home on the Range$3,570,157-35%2,481-254$1,439$42,551,2694Disney
6Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed$3,418,291-35%2,420-390$1,413$76,800,8615Warner Bros.
7Hellboy$3,112,268-45%2,218-679$1,403$54,802,1334Sony / Columbia
8Johnson Family Vacation$3,095,115-48%1,259-67$2,458$25,040,3953Fox Searchlight
9Ella Enchanted$2,965,922-30%2,149210$1,380$17,513,9843Miramax
10Walking Tall$2,661,064-42%2,201-243$1,209$40,530,9084MGM