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. 31 - Sun, Aug. 2

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Funny People$22,658,601--3,007--$7,535$22,658,6011Universal
2Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince$17,909,828--4,39368$4,077$255,673,2143Warner Bros.
3G-Force$17,514,671--3,6970$4,738$66,919,2442Disney
4The Ugly Truth$13,187,541--2,8820$4,576$54,668,8322Sony / Columbia
5Aliens in the Attic$8,007,142--3,106--$2,578$8,007,1421Fox
6Orphan$7,525,592--2,7500$2,737$27,068,1612Warner Bros.
7Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs$5,525,852--2,757-543$2,004$182,067,4055Fox
8The Hangover$5,194,819--2,071-214$2,508$255,899,6289Warner Bros.
9The Proposal$4,930,675--2,435-344$2,025$148,966,7267Disney
10Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen$4,688,432--2,626-611$1,785$388,193,8206Paramount / DreamWorks