'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.

Daily Domestic Gross Mon, Sep. 6 1999

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Sep. 6 1999LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Sixth Sense$6,374,380-29%2,77512$2,297$175,604,8935Disney
2The 13th Warrior$1,875,772-25%2,3137$811$22,046,7682Disney
3Runaway Bride$1,867,172-25%3,10515$601$135,263,8176Paramount
5The Thomas Crown Affair$1,380,590-26%1,977-118$698$57,325,4755MGM
6Chill Factor$1,281,339--2,558--$501$1,281,3391Warner Bros.
7Mickey Blue Eyes$1,184,706-29%2,230-343$531$27,470,8403Warner Bros.
8Inspector Gadget$854,9460%1,545-164$553$90,426,3397Disney
9The Astronaut's Wife$785,964--2,209--$356$4,812,9672New Line
10Outside Providence$739,914-23%1,050--$705$3,898,3181Miramax