'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.

Daily Domestic Gross Sun, Apr. 27 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Apr. 27 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Identity$3,608,260-47%2,733--$1,320$16,225,0401Sony / Columbia
2Anger Management$2,976,022-58%3,65686$814$103,523,3873Sony / Columbia
4Malibu's Most Wanted$1,502,461-55%2,5030$600$23,844,0142Warner Bros.
5Bulletproof Monk$1,151,033-40%2,9550$390$18,957,2272MGM
7What a Girl Wants$731,199-52%2,450-480$298$32,856,7044Warner Bros.
8Phone Booth$679,871-51%2,113-334$322$40,173,3714Fox
9It Runs in the Family (2003)$608,034-54%1,207--$504$2,804,1881MGM
10The Real Cancun$491,606-37%2,261--$217$2,110,8611New Line