'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, Feb. 17 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Feb. 17 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Scream 3$893,5026%3,4670$258$62,212,1922Miramax / Dimension
2The Tigger Movie$526,4929%2,723--$193$11,793,7011Disney
3Snow Day$517,12916%2,664--$194$16,230,3001Paramount
4The Green Mile$217,279-3%2,012-323$108$125,716,02210Warner Bros.
5Galaxy Quest$129,7738%1,589-350$82$66,373,3368DreamWorks
6Stuart Little$118,20012%2,351--$50$128,428,0649Sony / Columbia
7Toy Story 2$65,0799%1,305-313$50$238,984,70012Disney