'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, Jul. 17 2001

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Jul. 17 2001LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Score$2,203,5308%2,129--$1,035$23,255,4191Paramount
2Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within$1,378,4416%2,649--$520$21,708,8161Sony / Columbia
3Scary Movie 2$1,321,0453%3,2200$410$56,083,9352Miramax / Dimension
4The Fast and the Furious$1,231,41412%2,899101$425$117,946,6004Universal
5A.I. Artificial Intelligence$742,84322%2,830-412$262$71,452,3973Warner Bros.