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. 27 - Sun, Jun. 29

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1WALL-E$63,088,057--3,992--$15,804$63,088,0571Disney
2Wanted (2008)$50,926,567--3,175--$16,040$50,926,5671Universal
3Get Smart$20,212,095-48%3,9154$5,163$77,479,6802Warner Bros.
4Kung Fu Panda$11,692,371-47%3,670-383$3,186$179,277,3624Paramount / DreamWorks
5The Incredible Hulk$9,576,605-57%3,349-159$2,860$115,858,3163Universal
6The Love Guru$5,341,933-62%3,0120$1,774$25,223,7052Paramount
7Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull$5,179,335-39%2,556-615$2,026$300,084,6946Paramount
8The Happening$3,907,243-63%2,483-503$1,574$59,120,3973Fox
9Sex and the City$3,808,873-42%1,755-687$2,170$140,171,4485Warner Bros. / New Line
10You Don't Mess with the Zohan$3,175,519-57%2,147-1131$1,479$91,189,1694Sony / Columbia