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, Feb. 20 - Sun, Feb. 22

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Tyler Perry's Madea Goes to Jail$41,030,921--2,032--$20,192$41,030,9211Lionsgate
2Coraline$11,431,553-23%2,155-165$5,305$53,765,8663Focus
3Taken$11,281,144-41%3,102-7$3,637$95,029,1504Fox
4He's Just Not That Into You$8,557,120-56%3,050-125$2,806$70,100,7953Warner Bros. / New Line
5Slumdog Millionaire$8,385,19315%2,244610$3,737$98,353,34015Fox Searchlight
6Friday the 13th (2009)$7,941,297-80%3,1050$2,558$55,119,5242Warner Bros. / New Line
7Paul Blart: Mall Cop$6,822,065-38%2,835-130$2,406$121,203,7966Sony / Columbia
8Confessions of a Shopaholic$6,744,236-55%2,5070$2,690$27,379,1132Disney
9Fired Up$5,482,853--1,810--$3,029$5,482,8531Sony / Screen Gems
10The International$4,464,033-52%2,3640$1,888$17,028,9622Sony / Columbia