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. 8 - Sun, Jun. 10

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Ocean's Thirteen$36,133,907--3,565--$10,136$36,133,9071Warner Bros.
2Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End$21,144,126-52%4,002-360$5,283$253,441,3283Disney
3Knocked Up$19,642,874-36%2,8765$6,830$65,866,4482Universal
4Surf's Up$17,639,190--3,528--$5,000$17,639,1901Sony / Columbia
5Shrek the Third$15,316,776-45%3,925-184$3,902$281,462,7734Paramount / DreamWorks
6Hostel Part II$8,204,985--2,350--$3,491$8,204,9851Lionsgate
7Mr. Brooks$4,912,032-51%2,4530$2,002$18,595,4722MGM
8Spider-Man 3$4,304,536-43%2,570-832$1,675$325,581,1916Sony / Columbia
9Gracie$513,960-62%1,093-71$470$2,454,8382Picturehouse