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.

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Beverly Hills Chihuahua$29,301,563--3,215--$9,114$29,301,5631Disney
2Eagle Eye$17,709,871-39%3,5166$5,037$54,615,3372Paramount / DreamWorks
3Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist$11,311,958--2,421--$4,672$11,311,9581Sony / Columbia
4Nights in Rodanthe$7,367,917-45%2,702-2$2,727$25,088,7052Warner Bros.
5Appaloosa$5,049,9673352%1,0451031$4,833$5,602,3993Warner Bros. / New Line
6Lakeview Terrace$4,560,086-35%2,574107$1,772$32,199,0193Sony / Screen Gems
7Burn After Reading$4,119,021-34%2,397-252$1,718$51,677,6964Focus
8An American Carol$3,657,751--1,639--$2,232$3,657,7511Vivendi
9Flash of Genius$2,251,831--1,098--$2,051$2,251,8311Universal
10Blindness (2008)$1,950,094--1,690--$1,154$1,950,0941Miramax