'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 Sun, Nov. 7 1999

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Nov. 7 1999LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Bone Collector$4,281,938-41%2,587--$1,655$17,009,6191Universal
2House on Haunted Hill (1999)$1,870,646-47%2,7100$690$28,068,9162Warner Bros.
3The Bachelor$1,635,318-46%2,522--$648$7,124,4891New Line
4The Insider$1,628,922-45%1,809--$900$6,579,2481Disney
5The Best Man$1,129,048-44%1,290-58$875$14,890,3283Universal
6Double Jeopardy$836,546-62%2,722-264$307$103,931,3487Paramount
7American Beauty$752,704-52%1,55325$485$58,766,2748DreamWorks
8Music of the Heart$717,250-45%1,3534$530$7,803,1502Miramax
9The Sixth Sense$650,386-58%1,802-249$361$263,007,28814Disney
10Fight Club$629,194-38%1,603-340$393$31,905,7614Fox