'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, Jun. 15 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Jun. 15 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Gone in 60 Seconds$2,639,5760%3,006--$878$37,183,7791Disney
2Big Momma's House$1,803,94910%2,85452$632$59,543,6112Fox
3Mission: Impossible II$1,752,2167%3,66916$478$165,220,4103Paramount
4Gladiator (2000)$847,8126%2,706-350$313$153,629,1396DreamWorks
5Road Trip$663,600-1%2,586-68$257$57,086,6594DreamWorks
6Shanghai Noon$659,4417%2,7516$240$44,214,2953Disney