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. 9 - Sun, Apr. 11

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Clash of the Titans (2010)$26,633,209-57%3,80225$7,005$110,226,5242Warner Bros.
2Date Night$25,207,599--3,374--$7,471$25,207,5991Fox
3How to Train Your Dragon$24,863,535-14%4,007-53$6,205$133,404,4383Paramount / DreamWorks
4Tyler Perry's Why Did I Get Married Too?$11,017,379-62%2,1550$5,112$48,537,0392Lionsgate
5The Last Song$9,832,326-39%2,6741$3,677$42,255,1962Disney
6Hot Tub Time Machine$5,431,021-33%2,611-160$2,080$36,972,4703MGM
7Alice in Wonderland (2010)$5,301,730-35%2,530-450$2,096$319,009,5186Disney
8The Bounty Hunter$4,215,156-31%2,901-217$1,453$55,912,4694Sony / Columbia
9Diary of a Wimpy Kid$3,979,641-25%2,453-389$1,622$53,634,6714Fox