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, Jun. 18 - Sun, Jun. 20

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1DodgeBall: A True Underdog Story$30,071,121--2,694--$11,162$30,071,1211Fox
2The Terminal$19,053,158--2,811--$6,778$19,053,1581DreamWorks
3Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban$18,027,790-48%3,805-50$4,738$190,928,2913Warner Bros.
4Shrek 2$13,942,700-40%3,306-537$4,217$378,627,9655DreamWorks
5Garfield$11,340,613-48%3,15056$3,600$42,357,4042Fox
6The Chronicles of Riddick$9,415,194-61%2,7570$3,415$42,499,6662Universal
7The Stepford Wives$8,761,067-59%3,0570$2,866$39,014,0462Paramount
8The Day After Tomorrow$8,104,180-44%2,667-543$3,039$167,311,7814Fox
9Around the World in 80 Days (2004)$7,575,425--2,801--$2,705$10,361,2761Disney
10Troy$1,777,876-48%1,303-700$1,364$129,033,4716Warner Bros.