'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, Nov. 16 1999

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Nov. 16 1999LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Pokemon: The First Movie$1,104,319-9%3,043--$363$53,146,2941Warner Bros.
2The Bone Collector$946,10712%2,5947$365$37,279,7912Universal
4The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc$554,75513%2,147--$258$8,211,9411Sony / Columbia
5The Insider$392,09222%1,83324$214$14,745,2982Disney
6Anywhere But Here$377,74826%1,672--$226$6,283,3671Fox
7House on Haunted Hill (1999)$291,6797%2,530-180$115$35,414,6083Warner Bros.
8The Bachelor$271,39120%2,5242$108$14,788,7122New Line
9American Beauty$211,99429%1,264-289$168$62,420,4169DreamWorks
10Double Jeopardy$193,18426%2,110-612$92$108,674,6198Paramount