'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 Tue, Sep. 7 1999

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Sep. 7 1999LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Sixth Sense$1,736,795-73%2,77512$626$177,341,6885Disney
2The 13th Warrior$561,003-70%2,3137$243$22,607,7712Disney
3Runaway Bride$412,773-78%3,10515$133$135,676,5906Paramount
4The Thomas Crown Affair$375,756-73%1,977-118$190$57,701,2315MGM
6Mickey Blue Eyes$279,126-76%2,230-343$125$27,749,9663Warner Bros.
7Outside Providence$243,503-67%1,050--$232$4,141,8211Miramax
8The Muse$170,126-76%1,262-1$135$8,386,7602October
9Inspector Gadget$117,552-86%1,545-164$76$90,543,8917Disney
10American Pie$114,678-65%1,095200$105$99,076,0989Universal