'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, Sep. 28 - Sun, Sep. 30

Wide (1000+)

1The Game Plan$22,951,574--3,103--$7,397$22,951,5741Disney
2The Kingdom$17,136,607--2,793--$6,136$17,136,6071Universal
3Resident Evil: Extinction$8,036,432-66%2,8280$2,842$36,826,4282Sony / Screen Gems
4Good Luck Chuck$6,244,121-54%2,6120$2,391$23,512,9132Lionsgate
53:10 to Yuma (2007)$4,208,410-32%3,006104$1,400$43,952,3074Lionsgate
6The Brave One$3,720,078-49%2,83782$1,311$30,837,0673Warner Bros.
7Mr. Woodcock$2,947,402-40%2,195-42$1,343$19,586,0103New Line
8Eastern Promises$2,939,153-48%1,4084$2,087$11,283,0623Focus
9Sydney White$2,570,141-51%2,1062$1,220$8,450,2142Universal
10The Bourne Ultimatum$1,745,684-39%1,461-548$1,195$222,789,8449Universal