'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, Jun. 9 - Sun, Jun. 11

Wide (1000+)

1Star Trek V: The Final Frontier$17,375,648--2,202--$7,891$17,375,6481Paramount
2Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade$16,044,349-24%2,3270$6,895$84,207,1303Paramount
3See No Evil, Hear No Evil$3,382,502-17%1,6822$2,011$26,773,8835TriStar
4Field of Dreams$3,107,500-17%1,1000$2,825$30,917,7428Universal
5No Holds Barred$2,922,954-41%1,3279$2,203$7,880,0062New Line
6Road House$2,164,098-28%1,715-165$1,262$16,125,9724MGM/UA
8Pet Sematary$1,546,552-10%1,097-151$1,410$39,145,5858Paramount
10Pink Cadillac$1,211,978-51%1,467-526$826$8,112,8273Warner Bros.