'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 Tue, Nov. 21 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Nov. 21 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1How the Grinch Stole Christmas$4,878,47235%3,127--$1,560$63,572,8311Universal
2Rugrats in Paris: The Movie$1,254,46017%2,934--$428$25,048,4941Paramount
3Charlie's Angels$1,123,55548%3,0370$370$95,146,1513Sony / Columbia
4The 6th Day$1,088,70020%2,516--$433$15,015,2001Sony / Columbia
5Meet the Parents$615,52460%2,412-285$255$139,516,4047Universal
6The Legend of Bagger Vance$277,66938%2,109-53$132$25,699,3253DreamWorks
7Remember the Titans$241,80257%1,659-982$146$105,674,2048Disney