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, Mar. 26 - Sun, Mar. 28

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1How to Train Your Dragon$43,732,319--4,055--$10,785$43,732,3191Paramount / DreamWorks
2Alice in Wonderland (2010)$17,707,858-48%3,384-355$5,233$293,534,9354Disney
3Hot Tub Time Machine$14,020,502--2,754--$5,091$14,020,5021MGM
4The Bounty Hunter$12,006,731-42%3,0740$3,906$38,418,4332Sony / Columbia
5Diary of a Wimpy Kid$10,121,961-54%3,0836$3,283$35,898,3902Fox
6She's Out of My League$3,512,218-39%2,432-526$1,444$25,586,5603Paramount
7Green Zone$3,384,480-45%2,564-440$1,320$30,475,0053Universal
8Shutter Island$3,187,487-33%2,123-581$1,501$120,612,5526Paramount
9Repo Men$3,010,515-51%2,519-2$1,195$11,304,7302Universal
10Our Family Wedding$2,352,539-37%1,132-477$2,078$16,938,4623Fox Searchlight