'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, Feb. 5 - Sun, Feb. 7

Wide (1000+)

1Loaded Weapon 1$9,202,722--1,989--$4,627$9,202,7221New Line
2Sommersby$8,104,624--1,432--$5,660$8,104,6241Warner Bros.
4The Vanishing$5,009,928--1,656--$3,025$5,009,9281Fox
5A Few Good Men$4,001,5072%1,732-324$2,310$119,873,2519Columbia
6Scent of a Woman$3,804,658-8%1,2520$3,039$33,916,0837Universal
10The Bodyguard$1,686,440-22%1,187-226$1,421$82,793,59211Warner Bros.