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, Apr. 2 - Sun, Apr. 4

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Clash of the Titans (2010)$61,235,105--3,777--$16,213$63,890,1101Warner Bros.
2Tyler Perry's Why Did I Get Married Too?$29,289,537--2,155--$13,591$29,289,5371Lionsgate
3How to Train Your Dragon$29,010,044-34%4,0605$7,145$92,135,9162Paramount / DreamWorks
4The Last Song$16,007,426--2,673--$5,989$25,395,0411Disney
5Alice in Wonderland (2010)$8,208,060-54%2,980-404$2,754$309,733,7535Disney
6Hot Tub Time Machine$8,070,716-42%2,77117$2,913$27,913,0342MGM
7The Bounty Hunter$6,091,907-49%3,11844$1,954$48,849,3003Sony / Columbia
8Diary of a Wimpy Kid$5,302,369-48%2,842-241$1,866$46,011,6503Fox
9She's Out of My League$1,516,952-57%1,390-1042$1,091$28,712,9744Paramount
10Shutter Island$1,488,403-53%1,356-767$1,098$123,440,9377Paramount