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 Actuals (Domestic) Fri, May. 2 - Sun, May. 4

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1X2: X-Men United$85,557,638--3,741--$22,870$85,557,6381Fox
2The Lizzie McGuire Movie$17,338,981--2,825--$6,138$17,338,9811Disney
3Identity$9,423,451-42%2,7330$3,448$30,185,2612Sony / Columbia
4Anger Management$8,406,805-44%3,471-185$2,422$115,284,5264Sony / Columbia
5Holes$6,914,992-45%2,40253$2,879$45,364,5873Disney
6Malibu's Most Wanted$4,022,333-45%2,340-163$1,719$28,951,7063Warner Bros.
7Confidence$2,530,868-45%1,8710$1,353$8,499,0942Lionsgate
8It Runs in the Family (2003)$1,644,776-41%1,2070$1,363$5,225,5742MGM
9Bulletproof Monk$1,474,061-67%1,894-1061$778$21,580,6293MGM
10Phone Booth$1,465,046-51%1,196-917$1,225$42,534,7415Fox