'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. 28 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Feb. 28 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Whole Nine Yards$632,047-73%2,9100$217$29,132,4322Warner Bros.
2Reindeer Games$567,768-73%2,204--$258$8,623,4821Miramax / Dimension
3Pitch Black$499,018-75%1,93098$259$23,520,7512USA Films
4Hanging Up$401,293-78%2,6180$153$26,402,3282Sony / Columbia
5Wonder Boys$352,893-76%1,253--$282$5,953,1271Paramount
6The Tigger Movie$321,837-85%2,81863$114$30,968,7903Disney
7American Beauty$316,683-74%1,32336$239$81,088,31724DreamWorks
8Snow Day$302,883-87%2,7097$112$43,025,8643Paramount
9Scream 3$285,719-76%3,099-269$92$78,745,0014Miramax / Dimension
10The Green Mile$107,320-76%1,746-356$61$127,156,55112Warner Bros.