'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, Feb. 13 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Feb. 13 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Snow Day$4,334,791-34%2,664--$1,627$13,902,7771Paramount
2Scream 3$3,701,823-51%3,4670$1,068$57,344,7742Miramax / Dimension
3The Tigger Movie$3,139,137-26%2,723--$1,153$9,426,7321Disney
4Stuart Little$862,830-32%2,351-351$367$127,876,2449Sony / Columbia
5The Green Mile$734,041-56%2,012-323$365$124,663,84610Warner Bros.
6Galaxy Quest$580,095-45%1,589-350$365$65,760,1448DreamWorks
7Toy Story 2$418,034-24%1,305-313$320$238,687,48012Disney