'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, Oct. 19 1999

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Oct. 19 1999LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Fight Club$1,232,7649%1,963--$628$13,452,9121Fox
2Double Jeopardy$804,33719%2,93623$274$81,566,8764Paramount
3The Story of Us$746,24513%2,164--$345$11,081,4291Universal
4American Beauty$590,16715%1,350124$437$42,085,4555DreamWorks
5Three Kings$548,1769%2,942--$186$28,902,0063Warner Bros.
6Random Hearts$463,48719%2,6970$172$23,363,0342Sony / Columbia
7The Sixth Sense$405,55116%2,682-102$151$249,546,69911Disney
9Blue Streak$222,581-2%2,353--$95$45,931,5225Sony / Columbia
10Drive Me Crazy$102,5073%2,088--$49$11,028,0083Fox