'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 Thu, Dec. 23 1999

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Dec. 23 1999LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Stuart Little$3,941,55223%2,878--$1,370$27,542,5261Sony / Columbia
2Toy Story 2$3,458,84530%3,228-29$1,072$167,171,1514Disney
3Any Given Sunday$2,900,013-20%2,505--$1,158$6,523,1120Warner Bros.
4Man on the Moon$2,233,965-12%2,078--$1,075$4,758,9340Universal
5The Green Mile$2,132,37732%2,8750$742$43,694,1412Warner Bros.
6Bicentennial Man$1,908,24130%2,518--$758$14,136,6991Disney
7Anna and the King$1,032,07823%2,132--$484$8,706,5811Fox