'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, Jan. 11 - Sun, Jan. 13

Wide (1000+)

1Orange County$15,053,226--2,317--$6,497$15,053,2261Paramount
2Ocean's Eleven$7,736,538-30%2,670-100$2,898$162,672,4946Warner Bros.
3Vanilla Sky$5,024,693-29%2,770-72$1,814$88,377,3565Paramount
4Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone$3,674,325-38%2,170-511$1,693$305,463,4719Warner Bros.
5Monsters, Inc.$2,196,479-43%1,313-112$1,673$247,455,59911Disney
7Not Another Teen Movie$945,619-55%1,402-766$674$36,860,7465Sony / Columbia