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.

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Game Plan$16,609,060-28%3,1052$5,349$43,158,9602Disney
2The Heartbreak Kid$14,021,205--3,229--$4,342$14,021,2051Paramount / DreamWorks
3The Kingdom$9,723,346-43%2,8029$3,470$31,747,9732Universal
4Resident Evil: Extinction$4,520,052-44%2,84820$1,587$43,694,9013Sony / Screen Gems
5The Seeker: The Dark Is Rising$3,744,118--3,141--$1,192$3,744,1181Fox
6Good Luck Chuck$3,659,408-41%2,476-136$1,478$29,255,9143Lionsgate
73:10 to Yuma (2007)$3,216,577-24%2,562-444$1,255$48,729,1395Lionsgate
8Feel the Noise$3,187,564--1,015--$3,140$3,187,5641Sony / TriStar
9Mr. Woodcock$2,331,445-21%1,950-245$1,196$22,623,0334New Line
10The Brave One$2,321,987-38%2,358-479$985$34,385,0534Warner Bros.