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.

Early Weekend Estimates (Domestic) Fri, Oct. 11 - Sun, Oct. 13

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Gravity$45,000,000-19%3,66085$12,295$124,134,9192Warner Bros.
2Captain Phillips$26,500,000--3,020--$8,775$26,500,0001Sony / Columbia
3Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2$14,500,000-31%3,874-127$3,743$78,336,6773Sony / Columbia
4Machete Kills$4,000,000--2,538--$1,576$4,000,0001Open Road
5Runner Runner$3,800,000-51%3,0260$1,256$14,188,9582Fox
6Prisoners$3,700,000-36%2,855-381$1,296$53,654,8794Warner Bros.
7Insidious Chapter 2$2,700,000-31%2,156-451$1,252$78,497,0175FilmDistrict
8Rush (2013)$2,350,000-48%2,130-178$1,103$22,187,2694Universal
9Don Jon$2,300,000-45%1,996-426$1,152$20,101,1503Relativity Media
10Baggage Claim$1,950,000-52%1,320-710$1,477$18,147,4783Fox Searchlight

Limited (100 — 999)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Enough Said$2,000,000-9%606169$3,300$8,251,5994Fox Searchlight

Platform (1 — 99)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
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