'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, Nov. 27 2001

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Nov. 27 2001LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone$2,383,299-6%3,6720$649$191,889,4552Warner Bros.
2Spy Game$1,509,79620%2,770--$545$33,337,3911Universal
3Monsters, Inc.$691,570-11%3,649188$190$193,700,1614Disney
4Black Knight$505,8630%2,571--$197$16,422,9491Fox
5Shallow Hal$430,96811%2,643-156$163$55,816,3923Fox
6Out Cold (2001)$252,54512%2,011--$126$7,179,0171Disney
7The One (2001)$115,2004%1,727-706$67$42,105,2004Sony / Columbia