'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. 14 1999

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Nov. 14 1999LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Pokemon: The First Movie$8,974,903-31%3,043--$2,949$50,823,1101Warner Bros.
2The Bone Collector$3,087,278-39%2,5947$1,190$35,490,2432Universal
4The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc$1,698,786-31%2,147--$791$7,164,9381Sony / Columbia
5Anywhere But Here$1,321,410-45%1,672--$790$5,606,9191Fox
6The Insider$1,240,988-46%1,83324$677$14,031,1202Disney
7House on Haunted Hill (1999)$1,058,801-44%2,530-180$418$34,849,7443Warner Bros.
8The Bachelor$987,711-53%2,5242$391$14,291,6882New Line
9The Best Man$648,108-37%1,053-237$615$18,434,3594Universal
10Light it Up$624,681-38%1,219--$512$3,091,8101Fox