'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, Oct. 9 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Oct. 9 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Meet the Parents$3,541,621-57%2,614--$1,355$32,164,0091Universal
2Remember the Titans$2,279,748-57%2,701836$844$48,147,1892Disney
3Bring It On$273,755-56%2,382-84$115$62,773,0537Universal
4Nurse Betty$160,579-42%1,473-16$109$23,228,2075USA Films
5The Watcher$131,548-60%1,749-887$75$27,976,2885Universal
6What Lies Beneath$115,989-59%1,375-299$84$152,252,77712DreamWorks