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. 25 - Sun, Sep. 27

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs$25,037,134-17%3,1190$8,027$60,472,4782Sony / Columbia
2Surrogates$14,902,531--2,951--$5,050$14,902,5311Disney
3Fame (2009)$10,011,743--3,096--$3,234$10,011,7431MGM
4The Informant!$6,624,654-37%2,5050$2,645$20,701,5602Warner Bros.
5Tyler Perry's I Can Do Bad All By Myself$4,760,348-52%2,120-135$2,245$44,553,7783Lionsgate
6Pandorum$4,423,603--2,506--$1,765$4,423,6031Overture
7Love Happens$4,307,676-47%1,8980$2,270$14,707,4612Universal
8Jennifer's Body$3,662,169-47%2,73836$1,338$12,467,0722Fox
99 (2009)$2,959,947-47%2,025-35$1,462$27,227,5163Focus
10Inglourious Basterds$2,683,759-30%1,960-559$1,369$114,421,7296Weinstein Company