'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 Fri, May. 9 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, May. 9 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1X2: X-Men United$12,372,199169%3,7498$3,300$120,015,8292Fox
2Daddy Day Care$7,599,245--3,370--$2,255$7,599,2451Sony / Columbia
3The Lizzie McGuire Movie$2,234,757408%2,8250$791$21,554,5122Disney
4Identity$1,976,484193%2,618-115$755$34,879,4163Sony / Columbia
5Anger Management$1,641,555208%2,819-652$582$119,085,0025Sony / Columbia
7Malibu's Most Wanted$656,208303%2,008-332$327$30,278,5814Warner Bros.
9It Runs in the Family (2003)$225,81159%1,2070$187$6,009,0393MGM
10Agent Cody Banks$98,997347%1,224-180$81$46,992,3409MGM