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, Mar. 25 - Sun, Mar. 27

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Guess Who$20,671,177--3,147--$6,569$20,671,1771Sony / Columbia
2Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous$14,042,766--3,233--$4,344$17,098,7081Warner Bros.
3The Ring Two$13,616,901-61%3,3419$4,076$57,902,6312DreamWorks
4Robots$12,915,013-39%3,431-345$3,764$87,302,5383Fox
5The Pacifier$8,086,986-35%3,102-79$2,607$85,829,2394Disney
6Hitch$4,282,671-34%2,233-470$1,918$166,445,0387Sony / Columbia
7Hostage$4,138,040-31%1,977-206$2,093$26,204,6683Miramax
8Ice Princess$3,733,364-45%2,5010$1,493$13,342,0662Disney
9Be Cool$2,831,297-52%1,883-777$1,504$52,337,8074MGM
10Million Dollar Baby$2,588,667-36%1,710-500$1,514$94,146,36315Warner Bros.