'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 Mon, Feb. 14 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Feb. 14 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Scream 3$2,089,568-44%3,4670$603$59,434,3422Miramax / Dimension
2Snow Day$932,417-78%2,664--$350$14,835,1941Paramount
3The Tigger Movie$874,878-72%2,723--$321$10,301,6101Disney
4The Green Mile$382,033-48%2,012-323$190$125,045,87910Warner Bros.
5Galaxy Quest$240,205-59%1,589-350$151$66,000,3498DreamWorks
6Toy Story 2$112,843-73%1,305-313$86$238,800,32312Disney