'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.

Weekend Actuals (Domestic) Fri, Mar. 18 - Sun, Mar. 20

Wide (1000+)

1Police Academy 5: Assignment: Miami Beach$6,106,661--1,700--$3,592$6,106,6611Warner Bros.
2Good Morning, Vietnam$4,030,848-8%1,523-56$2,647$64,816,06113Disney
3Vice Versa$3,065,866-24%1,2250$2,503$7,116,6452Columbia
4Masquerade (1988)$2,745,296-22%1,0311$2,663$6,245,5552MGM
6Three Men and a Baby$2,168,147-15%1,162-186$1,866$107,609,86618Disney
7Off Limits$1,583,748-43%1,3715$1,155$4,379,8592Fox