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.
1Couples Retreat$34,288,522--3,000--$11,430$34,288,5221Universal
2Zombieland$14,801,724-40%3,0382$4,872$47,601,3842Sony / Columbia
3Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs$11,526,634-27%2,99215$3,852$95,776,4584Sony / Columbia
4Toy Story / Toy Story 2 (3D)$7,765,249-38%1,7527$4,432$22,765,8952Disney
5Surrogates$4,267,347-41%2,99241$1,426$32,726,0093Disney
6The Invention of Lying$3,337,965-53%1,74336$1,915$12,295,6212Warner Bros.
7Whip It$2,828,945-39%1,73817$1,628$8,796,6122Fox Searchlight
8Fame (2009)$2,542,489-45%3,110-23$818$20,029,3763MGM
9The Informant!$2,205,848-40%2,202-223$1,002$29,851,0404Warner Bros.
10Tyler Perry's I Can Do Bad All By Myself$1,512,416-42%1,313-256$1,152$50,387,0945Lionsgate