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.

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Mean Girls$24,432,371--2,839--$8,606$24,432,3711Paramount
2Man on Fire (2004)$15,012,918-34%2,9866$5,028$44,298,1842Fox
313 Going on 30$9,876,019-53%3,45315$2,860$35,058,4072Sony / Columbia
4Godsend$6,800,617--2,323--$2,928$6,800,6171Lionsgate
5Laws of Attraction$6,728,905--2,449--$2,748$6,728,9051New Line
6Envy$6,161,691--2,445--$2,520$6,161,6911DreamWorks
7Kill Bill Vol. 2$5,858,536-44%2,674-399$2,191$52,663,0893Miramax
8The Punisher$3,499,450-44%2,267-382$1,544$29,748,7703Lionsgate
9Home on the Range$2,306,612-35%2,010-471$1,148$45,594,9755Disney
10Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed$2,290,563-33%1,915-505$1,196$79,680,2786Warner Bros.