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.
1The Matrix Reloaded$91,773,836--3,603--$25,472$134,283,4441Warner Bros.
2Daddy Day Care$18,879,230-32%3,40838$5,540$51,056,4082Sony / Columbia
3X2: X-Men United$17,302,010-57%3,490-259$4,958$174,171,0133Fox
4Down with Love$7,001,39815596%2,1232122$3,298$7,065,1862Fox
5The Lizzie McGuire Movie$4,754,688-34%2,658-167$1,789$32,313,1113Disney
6Identity$3,664,350-43%2,196-422$1,669$45,069,1794Sony / Columbia
7Anger Management$3,555,109-38%2,476-343$1,436$128,277,6896Sony / Columbia
8Holes$3,160,881-35%2,232-220$1,416$55,961,9735Disney