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.

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Identity$16,225,040--2,733--$5,937$16,225,0401Sony / Columbia
2Anger Management$15,005,176-40%3,65686$4,104$103,523,3873Sony / Columbia
3Holes$12,552,638-23%2,34918$5,344$36,377,1862Disney
4Malibu's Most Wanted$7,337,455-42%2,5030$2,931$23,844,0142Warner Bros.
5Confidence$4,563,588--1,871--$2,439$4,563,5881Lionsgate
6Bulletproof Monk$4,402,038-49%2,9550$1,490$18,957,2272MGM
7What a Girl Wants$3,235,354-28%2,450-480$1,321$32,856,7044Warner Bros.
8Phone Booth$3,006,818-47%2,113-334$1,423$40,173,3714Fox
9It Runs in the Family (2003)$2,804,188--1,207--$2,323$2,804,1881MGM
10The Real Cancun$2,108,796--2,261--$933$2,108,7961New Line