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, Jul. 17 - Sun, Jul. 19

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince$77,834,460--4,325--$17,996$158,021,2931Warner Bros.
2Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs$17,559,758-36%3,817-285$4,600$151,864,8183Fox
3Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen$13,691,450-43%3,857-436$3,550$363,811,9874Paramount / DreamWorks
4BrĂ¼no$8,318,059-73%2,7593$3,015$49,535,1112Universal
5The Proposal$8,289,600-22%3,043-115$2,724$128,085,2855Disney
6The Hangover$8,178,112-18%2,667-335$3,066$235,751,2267Warner Bros.
7Public Enemies$7,748,788-44%3,118-218$2,485$79,642,8213Universal
8Up$3,171,710-33%1,706-495$1,859$279,583,2228Disney
9My Sister's Keeper$2,827,962-34%1,967-477$1,438$41,509,4814Warner Bros.
10I Love You Beth Cooper$2,766,600-44%1,87214$1,478$10,363,4372Fox