'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. 28 1999

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Nov. 28 1999LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Toy Story 2$13,431,717-37%3,2363235$4,151$80,481,5421Disney
2Sleepy Hollow$3,450,800-53%3,0673$1,125$60,568,5372Paramount
3Pokemon: The First Movie$1,638,452-38%3,0430$538$77,806,9463Warner Bros.
4Anywhere But Here$521,849-54%1,6865$310$14,615,0413Fox
5The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc$272,584-46%1,972-175$138$13,657,2413Sony / Columbia
6The Sixth Sense$237,840--1,017-202$234$269,403,08517Disney
7House on Haunted Hill (1999)$138,853-48%1,041-766$133$38,589,3565Warner Bros.