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. 18 - Sun, Jan. 20

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Cloverfield$40,058,396--3,411--$11,744$40,058,3961Paramount
227 Dresses$23,007,500--3,057--$7,526$23,007,5001Fox
3The Bucket List$14,079,926-27%2,9154$4,830$41,640,4702Warner Bros.
4Juno$9,954,733-27%2,53486$3,928$85,081,8574Fox Searchlight
5First Sunday$7,802,125-56%2,2130$3,526$28,467,8672Sony / Screen Gems
6Mad Money$7,736,452--2,470--$3,132$7,736,4521Overture
7Alvin and the Chipmunks$6,950,162-25%2,962-422$2,346$196,325,9086Fox
8I Am Legend$4,892,600-40%2,525-828$1,938$247,470,7166Warner Bros.
9Atonement$4,596,4519%1,291341$3,560$31,719,3557Focus
10One Missed Call$2,856,123-52%1,925-315$1,484$24,457,2083Warner Bros.