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. 16 - Sun, Apr. 18

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Kick-Ass$19,828,687--3,065--$6,469$19,828,6871Lionsgate
2How to Train Your Dragon$19,633,320-21%3,825-182$5,133$158,251,0664Paramount / DreamWorks
3Date Night$16,720,038-34%3,3806$4,947$48,666,7992Fox
4Death at a Funeral (2010)$16,217,540--2,459--$6,595$16,217,5401Sony / Screen Gems
5Clash of the Titans (2010)$15,385,491-42%3,753-49$4,100$132,600,2203Warner Bros.
6The Last Song$5,962,916-39%2,76793$2,155$50,187,8553Disney
7Tyler Perry's Why Did I Get Married Too?$4,098,898-63%1,859-296$2,205$54,801,8123Lionsgate
8Alice in Wonderland (2010)$3,656,442-31%2,024-506$1,807$324,131,3017Disney
9Hot Tub Time Machine$3,490,471-36%2,308-303$1,512$42,452,7564MGM
10The Bounty Hunter$3,084,020-27%2,475-426$1,246$60,257,7355Sony / Columbia