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 domestic gross

WeekendTop 10 GrossChg. LW%Total GrossChg. LW% Top movie of the week
05 (Jan 31 - Feb 02)$65,887,288-30%$86,072,092-27%Ride Along
08 (Feb 21 - Feb 23)$94,308,705-39%$111,652,840-37%The LEGO Movie
11 (Mar 14 - Mar 16)$98,624,322-23%$113,857,743-21%Mr. Peabody & Sherman
17 (Apr 25 - Apr 27)$97,473,803-16%$116,432,383-13%The Other Woman (2014)
04 (Jan 24 - Jan 26)$93,470,922-36%$118,117,092-33%Ride Along
09 (Feb 28 - Mar 02)$104,089,48010%$123,511,32011%Non-Stop (2014)
27 (Jul 04 - Jul 06)$115,345,546-33%$132,400,335-26%Transformers: Age of Extinction
16 (Apr 18 - Apr 20)$116,260,430-11%$133,362,817-5%Captain America: The Winter Soldier
19 (May 09 - May 11)$123,849,070-12%$136,614,033-11%Neighbors (2014)
15 (Apr 11 - Apr 13)$131,084,472-16%$140,004,458-16%Captain America: The Winter Soldier
02 (Jan 10 - Jan 12)$112,448,084-5%$140,546,7740%Lone Survivor
13 (Mar 28 - Mar 30)$124,746,109-4%$140,571,703-1%Noah
01 (Jan 03 - Jan 05)$118,936,215--$141,175,697--Frozen (2013)
12 (Mar 21 - Mar 23)$129,583,26131%$141,358,71724%Divergent
10 (Mar 07 - Mar 09)$127,539,95523%$143,771,58816%300: Rise of an Empire
25 (Jun 20 - Jun 22)$135,785,499-23%$145,713,279-22%Think Like a Man Too
29 (Jul 18 - Jul 20)$130,550,571-2%$149,159,371-1%Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
28 (Jul 11 - Jul 13)$133,801,34416%$150,142,27813%Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
06 (Feb 07 - Feb 09)$132,710,403101%$152,816,95778%The LEGO Movie
18 (May 02 - May 04)$141,515,37545%$153,869,37332%The Amazing Spider-Man 2
23 (Jun 06 - Jun 08)$153,810,858-2%$162,881,743-2%The Fault in Our Stars
22 (May 30 - Jun 01)$157,680,341-10%$166,443,433-11%Maleficent
14 (Apr 04 - Apr 06)$155,800,77425%$167,154,07919%Captain America: The Winter Soldier
03 (Jan 17 - Jan 19)$146,864,92431%$176,250,39825%Ride Along
07 (Feb 14 - Feb 16)$155,759,46817%$178,151,93917%The LEGO Movie
20 (May 16 - May 18)$167,395,91435%$178,342,74831%Godzilla (2014)
26 (Jun 27 - Jun 29)$171,037,68226%$179,990,09724%Transformers: Age of Extinction
24 (Jun 13 - Jun 15)$177,277,72215%$186,942,08015%22 Jump Street
21 (May 23 - May 25)$175,346,8225%$187,220,0565%X-Men: Days of Future Past