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.

Weekly domestic gross

WeekTop 10 GrossChg. LW%Total GrossChg. LW% Top movie of the week
26 (Jun 27 - Jul 03)$260,558,19728%$289,543,00057%Transformers: Age of Extinction
24 (Jun 13 - Jun 19)$259,565,76818%$274,616,00017%22 Jump Street
21 (May 23 - May 29)$256,416,76318%$275,558,00019%X-Men: Days of Future Past
23 (Jun 06 - Jun 12)$220,504,2242%$235,237,0002%The Fault in Our Stars
22 (May 30 - Jun 05)$216,842,737-15%$230,093,000-16%Maleficent
20 (May 16 - May 22)$216,442,29134%$232,164,00030%Godzilla (2014)
07 (Feb 14 - Feb 20)$208,274,58529%$241,277,00025%The LEGO Movie
25 (Jun 20 - Jun 26)$203,528,148-22%$184,862,000-33%22 Jump Street
03 (Jan 17 - Jan 23)$203,205,96535%$246,792,00031%Ride Along
28 (Jul 11 - Jul 17)$200,657,60514%$226,676,00011%Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
14 (Apr 04 - Apr 10)$196,678,72423%$212,524,00017%Captain America: The Winter Soldier
15 (Apr 11 - Apr 17)$186,574,452-5%$203,310,000-4%Captain America: The Winter Soldier
29 (Jul 18 - Jul 24)$178,521,253-11%$203,550,000-10%Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
27 (Jul 04 - Jul 10)$176,616,643-32%$204,661,000-29%Transformers: Age of Extinction
18 (May 02 - May 08)$175,759,58740%$192,965,00028%The Amazing Spider-Man 2
10 (Mar 07 - Mar 13)$170,490,79928%$193,723,00021%300: Rise of an Empire
12 (Mar 21 - Mar 27)$170,465,44533%$188,052,00026%Divergent
06 (Feb 07 - Feb 13)$161,597,23089%$192,940,00069%The LEGO Movie
19 (May 09 - May 15)$160,996,916-8%$178,909,000-7%Neighbors (2014)
13 (Mar 28 - Apr 03)$159,801,347-6%$181,733,000-3%Noah
01 (Jan 03 - Jan 09)$159,343,109--$190,069,000--Frozen (2013)
16 (Apr 18 - Apr 24)$156,755,754-16%$181,228,000-11%Captain America: The Winter Soldier
02 (Jan 10 - Jan 16)$150,397,106-6%$188,786,000-1%Lone Survivor
09 (Feb 28 - Mar 06)$132,712,05313%$159,661,00012%Non-Stop (2014)
11 (Mar 14 - Mar 20)$127,965,571-25%$149,568,000-23%Mr. Peabody & Sherman
17 (Apr 25 - May 01)$125,165,476-20%$150,807,000-17%The Other Woman (2014)
04 (Jan 24 - Jan 30)$120,508,099-41%$154,687,000-37%Ride Along
08 (Feb 21 - Feb 27)$117,537,472-44%$142,091,000-41%The LEGO Movie
05 (Jan 31 - Feb 06)$85,426,599-29%$114,101,000-26%Ride Along