'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 Fri, Jun. 2 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Jun. 2 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Mission: Impossible II$7,916,453118%3,6530$2,167$111,622,5682Paramount
2Big Momma's House$7,664,258--2,802--$2,735$7,664,2581Fox
3Shanghai Noon$2,527,138113%2,74534$921$25,792,0002Disney
4Gladiator (2000)$2,215,27394%3,056-132$725$132,796,2675DreamWorks
5Road Trip$2,095,33487%2,65423$790$40,910,7383DreamWorks
7The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas$160,83167%1,105-386$146$30,510,7956Universal