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, Feb. 10 - Sun, Feb. 12

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Pink Panther (2006)$20,220,102--3,477--$5,815$20,220,1021Sony / Columbia
2Final Destination 3$19,173,094--2,880--$6,657$19,173,0941New Line
3Curious George$14,704,322--2,566--$5,730$14,704,3221Universal
4Firewall$13,635,313--2,840--$4,801$13,635,3131Warner Bros.
5When a Stranger Calls (2006)$9,112,394-58%3,0045$3,033$33,957,9112Sony / Screen Gems
6Big Momma's House 2$6,931,803-49%2,733-528$2,536$54,907,9583Fox
7Nanny McPhee$4,940,201-50%2,1482$2,300$32,954,8443Universal
8Brokeback Mountain$4,025,031-33%1,966-123$2,047$66,491,04510Focus
9Underworld: Evolution$2,608,598-51%1,835-1035$1,422$57,355,2904Sony / Screen Gems
10Hoodwinked$2,406,028-55%2,085-822$1,154$47,264,9725The Weinstein Company