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.

Studio Extended Weekend Estimates (Domestic) Extended Weekend

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The LEGO Movie$63,515,000-8%3,7750$16,825$143,817,9302Warner Bros.
2About Last Night$28,500,000--2,253--$12,650$28,500,0001Sony / Screen Gems
3RoboCop (2014)$25,600,000--3,372--$7,592$30,545,6121Sony / Columbia
4The Monuments Men$18,000,000-18%3,0830$5,838$46,668,6672Sony / Columbia
5Endless Love (2014)$15,059,000--2,896--$5,200$15,059,0001Universal
6Ride Along$10,000,0004%2,517-283$3,973$117,373,7955Universal
7Winter's Tale$8,100,000--2,965--$2,732$8,100,0001Warner Bros.
8Frozen (2013)$8,073,00017%2,101-359$3,842$378,264,21413Disney
9Lone Survivor$4,700,000-16%2,013-856$2,335$119,026,1668Universal
10That Awkward Moment$3,868,000-26%1,922-887$2,012$21,930,9463Focus
11American Hustle$2,850,000-7%1,072-568$2,659$141,870,25810Sony / Columbia
12Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit$2,560,000-28%1,278-861$2,003$48,006,8615Paramount
13The Nut Job$2,438,000-35%1,918-1086$1,271$58,188,6565Open Road
14Vampire Academy$2,261,000-42%2,6760$845$7,012,9992Weinstein Company
15Philomena$1,863,000134%1,225721$1,521$30,936,12713Weinstein Company
16Labor Day (2013)$1,415,000-56%1,664-920$850$12,609,5683Paramount
17August: Osage County$1,065,000-28%1,010-317$1,054$35,946,8078Weinstein Company

Limited (100 — 999)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Wolf of Wall Street$2,335,000-10%751-416$3,109$111,081,1328Paramount
2Gravity$1,245,000-26%355-346$3,507$268,166,61020Warner Bros.
3Her (2013)$720,000-2%255-202$2,824$23,428,9909Warner Bros.
412 Years a Slave$700,000-14%386-292$1,813$48,351,97618Fox Searchlight
5Nebraska$635,000-10%324-201$1,960$15,895,12314Paramount Vantage
6The Hunger Games: Catching Fire$610,000-8%326-203$1,871$423,185,81913Lionsgate
7The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug$603,000-12%285-252$2,116$256,228,37710Warner Bros. / New Line
8I, Frankenstein$520,000-65%468-959$1,111$18,384,8784Lionsgate
9Dallas Buyers Club$456,000-25%223-265$2,045$24,356,32116Focus
10Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues$222,000-15%261-85$851$125,116,4309Paramount
11Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2$130,0005%181-16$718$119,433,05321Sony / Columbia
12Devil's Due$118,200-63%123-262$961$15,609,9295Fox
13Captain Phillips$92,000-17%135-47$681$106,870,48819Sony / Columbia

Platform (1 — 99)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Gloria (2014)$374,20051%9833$3,818$1,017,4054Roadside Attractions
2The Past$133,47029%7710$1,733$1,030,1499Sony Pictures Classics
3The Legend Of Hercules$85,000-64%90-158$944$18,530,2806Lionsgate / Summit
4Tim's Vermeer$76,75697%125$6,396$221,7463Sony Pictures Classics
5Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones$47,000-32%62-41$758$32,453,9107Paramount
6The Invisible Woman$45,464-23%44-30$1,033$1,053,7108Sony Pictures Classics
7Visitors$9,15718%92$1,017$44,0954Cinedigm