'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, Jan. 16 2001

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Jan. 16 2001LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Save the Last Dance$1,250,857-69%2,230--$561$28,778,1981Paramount
2Traffic$1,005,092-50%1,52717$658$35,816,0212USA Films
3What Women Want (2000)$676,922-50%3,09240$219$154,235,9265Paramount
4Thirteen Days$628,273-59%2,029--$310$12,304,7291New Line
5Miss Congeniality$593,586-63%2,6680$222$80,292,7324Warner Bros.
6The Family Man$366,567-59%2,44131$150$65,231,9244Universal