'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 Sun, Aug. 13 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Aug. 13 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Hollow Man$3,912,100-24%2,9560$1,323$50,305,8282Sony / Columbia
2Space Cowboys$3,809,648-32%2,83530$1,344$39,028,4052Warner Bros.
3The Replacements$3,204,801-24%2,754--$1,164$11,040,8321Warner Bros.
4Nutty Professor II: The Klumps$2,958,682-31%3,2514$910$93,988,6803Universal
5What Lies Beneath$2,814,570-30%2,92558$962$112,004,7914DreamWorks
7The Perfect Storm$806,718-33%1,938-664$416$170,493,8567Warner Bros.
8Scary Movie$758,415--1,944-653$390$144,274,1186Miramax / Dimension
9Disney's The Kid$564,759--1,517-462$372$60,940,8356Disney
10Thomas and the Magic Railroad$441,684--1,502-608$294$11,278,9243Destination