'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. 23 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Jun. 23 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Me, Myself & Irene$7,812,061--3,019--$2,588$7,812,0611Fox
2Gone in 60 Seconds$2,822,95461%3,08940$914$62,235,3563Disney
3Big Momma's House$2,467,48076%2,8463$867$79,143,2654Fox
4Mission: Impossible II$2,223,18486%3,245-388$685$183,526,2555Paramount
5Gladiator (2000)$988,01150%1,812-454$545$162,570,2598DreamWorks
6Road Trip$476,5485%1,468-683$325$62,530,1056DreamWorks