'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, Aug. 7 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Aug. 7 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Hollow Man$3,308,179-58%2,956--$1,119$29,723,4531Sony / Columbia
2Space Cowboys$2,146,853-62%2,805--$765$20,242,7051Warner Bros.
3Nutty Professor II: The Klumps$1,980,581-64%3,2475$610$78,683,2692Universal
4What Lies Beneath$1,920,306-55%2,86742$670$97,051,7933DreamWorks
6Scary Movie$591,355-56%2,597-659$228$141,904,6345Miramax / Dimension
7The Perfect Storm$577,698-55%2,602-491$222$166,167,3446Warner Bros.
8Disney's The Kid$500,160-46%1,979-349$253$58,927,4325Disney
9Pokemon: The Movie 2000$414,940-47%2,359-393$176$37,307,4023Warner Bros.
10Thomas and the Magic Railroad$341,649-56%2,1104$162$9,899,5702Destination