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. 17 - Sun, Mar. 19

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1V for Vendetta$25,642,252--3,365--$7,620$25,642,2521Warner Bros.
2Failure to Launch$15,604,785-36%3,11760$5,006$48,275,4042Paramount
3The Shaggy Dog (2006)$13,377,457-18%3,5010$3,821$35,635,3472Disney
4She's the Man$10,730,579--2,623--$4,091$10,730,5791Paramount / DreamWorks
5The Hills Have Eyes (2006)$8,008,616-49%2,6211$3,056$28,740,4352Fox Searchlight
616 Blocks$4,754,457-36%2,666-40$1,783$30,190,7523Warner Bros.
7Eight Below$4,085,262-26%2,603-367$1,569$73,044,8625Disney
8Tyler Perry's Madea's Family Reunion$2,933,833-49%1,403-409$2,091$60,030,8564Lionsgate
9The Pink Panther (2006)$2,463,650-32%1,852-450$1,330$78,574,1966Sony / Columbia
10Aquamarine$2,113,952-45%1,869-669$1,131$15,778,2753Fox