'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 Wed, Apr. 25 2001

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Apr. 25 2001LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Bridget Jones's Diary$856,886-17%2,221610$386$6,960,4222Miramax
2Along Came a Spider$569,627-17%2,54313$224$11,582,7493Paramount
3Blow$516,096-19%2,103-146$245$10,713,9163New Line
4Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles$368,113-13%2,123--$173$1,195,4841Paramount
5Freddy Got Fingered$362,640-33%2,271--$160$1,390,0651Fox
6Spy Kids$354,402-3%3,19119$111$43,490,6744Miramax / Dimension
7Joe Dirt$213,093-17%2,6380$81$6,493,4322Sony / Columbia
8Enemy at the Gates$172,853-16%1,645-49$105$30,489,4896Paramount
9Kingdom Come$162,833-11%1,1110$147$16,627,3492Fox Searchlight
10Heartbreakers (2001)$113,556-11%1,886-591$60$22,966,5535MGM