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, Jan. 27 - Sun, Jan. 29

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Big Momma's House 2$27,737,255--3,261--$8,506$27,737,2551Fox
2Nanny McPhee$14,503,629--1,995--$7,270$14,503,6291Universal
3Underworld: Evolution$11,403,355-58%3,2070$3,556$44,606,8662Sony / Screen Gems
4Annapolis$7,682,029--1,605--$4,786$7,682,0291Disney
5Brokeback Mountain$6,542,081-12%1,654458$3,955$51,046,5148Focus
6Glory Road$5,344,945-39%2,3971$2,230$34,946,1443Disney
7Last Holiday$4,802,605-45%2,442-72$1,967$32,630,6493Paramount
8The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe$4,505,553-28%2,170-587$2,076$277,869,8168Disney
9Fun with Dick and Jane (2005)$3,503,758-39%2,132-694$1,643$106,217,2876Sony / Columbia
10Walk the Line$3,032,466-1%1,20176$2,525$106,121,89511Fox