'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, Nov. 6 - Sun, Nov. 8

Wide (1000+)

1Passenger 57$10,513,925--1,734--$6,063$10,513,9251Warner Bros.
2Under Siege$5,682,925-8%2,2480$2,528$47,814,5835Warner Bros.
3A River Runs Through It$5,044,54019%1,008213$5,005$11,655,1595Columbia
4The Mighty Ducks$4,007,33149%1,816-57$2,207$30,392,1706Disney
5The Last of the Mohicans$3,451,0255%1,832-24$1,884$37,645,3707Fox
7Consenting Adults$2,058,523-15%1,427-68$1,443$13,207,4804Disney
8Dr. Giggles$1,026,005-41%1,350-333$760$5,474,3103Universal
9Mr. Baseball$1,002,7600%1,050-223$955$14,588,7956Universal