'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 Sat, Oct. 9 1999

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Oct. 9 1999LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Double Jeopardy$6,066,43759%2,91329$2,083$61,971,8573Paramount
2Random Hearts$5,435,09231%2,697--$2,015$9,582,1771Sony / Columbia
3American Beauty$3,942,81749%1,226520$3,216$28,047,0714DreamWorks
5The Sixth Sense$2,799,62369%2,784-37$1,006$239,896,85910Disney
6Mystery, Alaska$731,37242%1,70431$429$5,333,6162Disney
8Runaway Bride$310,96862%1,053-265$295$148,366,88711Paramount
9Stir of Echoes$309,99552%1,037-465$299$18,186,6095Artisan