'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, Dec. 11 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Dec. 11 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Vertical Limit$1,003,968-74%2,307--$435$16,514,2991Sony / Columbia
2How the Grinch Stole Christmas$859,650-85%3,18244$270$196,508,4714Universal
3Proof of Life$751,786-71%2,705--$278$11,001,3541Warner Bros.
5102 Dalmatians$215,733-88%2,7040$80$44,499,4323Disney
6Charlie's Angels$158,423-75%2,204-547$72$119,407,5866Sony / Columbia
7Meet the Parents$145,962-72%1,934-383$75$157,257,03710Universal
8Rugrats in Paris: The Movie$136,786-89%2,840-97$48$41,964,6634Paramount
9The 6th Day$96,341-73%1,833-683$53$33,097,8664Sony / Columbia