'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. 11 - Sun, Jun. 13

Wide (1000+)

1Jurassic Park$47,025,576--2,404--$19,561$50,158,5311Universal
3Made in America (1993)$4,718,016-37%2,0480$2,304$24,022,7453Warner Bros.
4Guilty as Sin$3,652,154-36%1,300168$2,809$9,365,8622Disney
5Dave$3,034,040-37%1,805-111$1,681$40,491,2036Warner Bros.
6Life with Mikey$2,104,016-42%1,719353$1,224$5,710,2952Disney
7Hot Shots! Part Deux$2,091,605-53%1,777-298$1,177$24,991,6164Fox
9Super Mario Bros.$1,748,193-59%1,872-209$934$14,512,3103Disney
10Indecent Proposal$1,486,495-28%1,190-367$1,249$68,872,67310Paramount