'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 Thu, Dec. 13 2001

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Dec. 13 2001LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Ocean's Eleven$2,658,145-8%3,075--$864$50,227,9521Warner Bros.
2Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone$902,3911%3,6720$246$243,490,2814Warner Bros.
3Behind Enemy Lines (2001)$558,2733%2,84474$196$33,399,7662Fox
4Monsters, Inc.$362,1711%2,884-506$126$213,831,5536Disney
5Spy Game$347,8410%2,7700$126$55,361,7753Universal
6Shallow Hal$164,387-4%2,217-211$74$65,474,6925Fox
7Black Knight$161,7220%2,233-301$72$27,711,9443Fox
8Out Cold (2001)$75,261-5%1,651-360$46$12,548,3433Disney