'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 Thu, Nov. 30 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Nov. 30 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1How the Grinch Stole Christmas$1,817,6183%3,1340$580$144,900,8852Universal
3102 Dalmatians$477,8094%2,7040$177$28,309,2081Disney
4Charlie's Angels$413,4481%2,8380$146$110,403,6474Sony / Columbia
5The 6th Day$344,584-5%2,5160$137$26,552,4192Sony / Columbia
6Rugrats in Paris: The Movie$332,5481%2,937--$113$30,422,9092Paramount
7Meet the Parents$258,7600%2,159-253$120$149,377,1718Universal
8The Legend of Bagger Vance$107,2524%1,8770$57$28,712,7674DreamWorks