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. 25 - Sun, Jan. 27

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Meet the Spartans$18,505,552--2,605--$7,104$18,505,5521Fox
2Rambo$18,203,133--2,751--$6,617$18,203,1331Lionsgate
327 Dresses$13,360,999-42%3,07417$4,346$45,107,3992Fox
4Cloverfield$12,712,888-68%3,4110$3,727$64,306,8832Paramount
5Untraceable$11,355,231--2,368--$4,795$11,355,2311Sony / Screen Gems
6The Bucket List$10,532,398-25%2,9150$3,613$58,008,5503Warner Bros.
7Juno$10,151,8622%2,426-108$4,185$100,016,4735Fox Searchlight
8Mad Money$4,577,839-41%2,4700$1,853$15,252,8382Overture
9Alvin and the Chipmunks$4,512,438-35%2,430-532$1,857$204,117,8687Fox
10How She Move$3,957,035--1,531--$2,585$3,957,0351Paramount Vantage