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, Jan. 17 - Sun, Jan. 19

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Ride Along$39,500,000--2,663--$14,833$39,500,0001Universal
2Lone Survivor$23,000,000-39%2,989114$7,695$73,810,1214Universal
3The Nut Job$18,800,000--3,427--$5,486$18,800,0001Open Road
4Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit$16,300,000--3,387--$4,813$16,300,0001Paramount
5Frozen (2013)$12,500,000-15%2,979-260$4,196$333,131,3619Disney
6American Hustle$10,300,00024%2,204-425$4,673$116,131,1916Sony / Columbia
7Devil's Due$8,500,000--2,544--$3,341$8,500,0001Fox
8August: Osage County$7,700,0008%2,0511146$3,754$18,289,2704Weinstein Company
9The Wolf of Wall Street$7,400,000-16%1,930-591$3,834$90,176,5984Paramount
10Saving Mr. Banks$4,050,000-38%2,449-222$1,654$75,294,2976Disney
11Her (2013)$4,000,000-26%1,7290$2,313$14,999,4275Warner Bros.
12The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug$3,800,000-53%1,815-1260$2,094$248,619,8456Warner Bros. / New Line
13The Legend Of Hercules$3,200,000-64%2,1040$1,521$14,175,6512Lionsgate / Summit

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