'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, Dec. 11 - Sun, Dec. 13

Wide (1000+)

1Star Trek: Insurrection$22,052,836--2,620--$8,417$22,052,8361Paramount
2A Bug's Life$11,194,178-35%2,74847$4,074$83,489,9983Disney
3Jack Frost$7,104,125--2,152--$3,301$7,104,1251Warner Bros.
4Enemy of the State$6,657,177-31%2,51759$2,645$54,478,7544Disney
5The Rugrats Movie$4,533,571-41%2,706-126$1,675$60,497,4504Paramount
6The Waterboy$4,432,731-32%2,610-168$1,698$104,098,8176Disney
7Psycho (1998)$3,770,835-62%2,48912$1,515$13,802,6852Universal
8Meet Joe Black$1,679,920-31%1,872-316$897$32,774,5105Universal
9Babe: Pig in the City$1,655,380-30%2,237-150$740$10,193,0853Universal
10Very Bad Things$863,891-43%1,008-252$857$5,628,3633PolyGram