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.

Daily Domestic Gross Tue, May. 6 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, May. 6 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1X2: X-Men United$6,037,058-8%3,741--$1,614$98,144,4961Fox
2Identity$763,83423%2,7330$279$31,571,7772Sony / Columbia
3Anger Management$617,38727%3,471-185$178$116,389,4194Sony / Columbia
4The Lizzie McGuire Movie$497,231-14%2,825--$176$18,416,7851Disney
5Holes$332,200-5%2,40253$138$46,047,0683Disney
6Confidence$286,25729%1,8710$153$9,010,1052Lionsgate
7Malibu's Most Wanted$186,34911%2,340-163$80$29,306,1303Warner Bros.
8It Runs in the Family (2003)$154,24129%1,2070$128$5,499,5322MGM
9Phone Booth$131,98027%1,196-917$110$42,771,0075Fox
10Bulletproof Monk$122,29722%1,894-1061$65$21,802,9933MGM