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, Sep. 26 - Sun, Sep. 28

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Eagle Eye$29,150,801--3,510--$8,305$29,150,8011Paramount / DreamWorks
2Nights in Rodanthe$13,418,409--2,704--$4,962$13,418,4091Warner Bros.
3Lakeview Terrace$6,966,120-54%2,4673$2,824$25,666,4612Sony / Screen Gems
4Burn After Reading$6,196,395-44%2,649-8$2,339$45,567,2833Focus
5Igor$5,382,375-31%2,3412$2,299$14,220,7212MGM
6My Best Friend's Girl$3,881,822-53%2,63632$1,473$14,612,1932Lionsgate
7Righteous Kill$3,709,542-50%3,011-141$1,232$34,711,6903Overture
8Miracle at St. Anna$3,478,893--1,185--$2,936$3,478,8931Disney
9Tyler Perry's The Family That Preys$3,126,930-57%1,604-466$1,949$32,764,0413Lionsgate
10Ghost Town (2008)$2,931,881-42%1,5127$1,939$9,224,3712Paramount / DreamWorks