'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 Sat, May. 3 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, May. 3 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1X2: X-Men United$32,000,4942%3,741--$8,554$63,247,5441Fox
2The Lizzie McGuire Movie$7,180,73426%2,825--$2,542$12,878,0761Disney
3Identity$4,013,77532%2,7330$1,469$27,818,1132Sony / Columbia
4Anger Management$3,764,24539%3,471-185$1,084$113,342,8134Sony / Columbia
6Malibu's Most Wanted$1,766,23330%2,340-163$755$28,056,6143Warner Bros.
8It Runs in the Family (2003)$753,35161%1,2070$624$4,801,4982MGM
9Phone Booth$646,08139%1,196-917$540$42,179,2105Fox
10Bulletproof Monk$598,47827%1,894-1061$316$21,176,2213MGM