'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, Dec. 19 1999

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Dec. 19 1999LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Stuart Little$4,837,593-24%2,878--$1,681$14,867,2541Sony / Columbia
2Toy Story 2$3,981,640-25%3,228-29$1,233$156,355,7274Disney
3The Green Mile$3,812,536-30%2,8750$1,326$36,583,5872Warner Bros.
4Bicentennial Man$2,450,507-28%2,518--$973$8,115,2661Disney
5Anna and the King$1,543,469-27%2,132--$724$5,216,9341Fox
6Sleepy Hollow$892,862-28%2,564-501$348$84,614,9985Paramount
7Pokemon: The First Movie$208,063--1,804-622$115$82,896,7166Warner Bros.