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, May. 2 - Sun, May. 4

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Iron Man$98,619,778--4,105--$24,024$102,120,4091Paramount
2Made of Honor$14,756,023--2,729--$5,407$14,756,0231Sony / Columbia
3Baby Mama$10,064,343-42%2,5485$3,950$32,061,6752Universal
4Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay$6,113,747-59%2,54535$2,402$25,370,3212Warner Bros. / New Line
5Forgetting Sarah Marshall$6,059,730-45%2,87273$2,110$44,732,7743Universal
6The Forbidden Kingdom$4,188,929-63%2,960-191$1,415$45,114,8553Lionsgate
7Nim's Island$2,676,965-41%2,478-499$1,080$42,466,6845Fox
8Prom Night (2008)$2,402,215-47%2,434-387$987$41,347,3354Sony / Screen Gems
921$2,002,367-50%2,242-710$893$78,957,4976Sony / Columbia
1088 Minutes$1,544,157-57%1,765-403$875$15,370,2473Sony / Columbia