'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 Sat, Jan. 5 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Jan. 5 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring$10,114,52749%3,38122$2,992$199,397,7743New Line
2A Beautiful Mind$7,300,05944%1,8551330$3,935$33,598,8271Universal
3Ocean's Eleven$5,026,11937%2,770-305$1,814$149,611,2495Warner Bros.
4Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius$3,926,42859%3,1510$1,246$59,711,2973Paramount
5Ali$3,272,66849%2,4460$1,338$47,929,5422Sony / Columbia
6Vanilla Sky$3,268,25244%2,84298$1,150$79,411,0314Paramount
7Kate & Leopold$2,745,94632%2,467--$1,113$7,383,2072Miramax
8Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone$2,518,25348%2,681-505$939$298,844,9898Warner Bros.
9Monsters, Inc.$1,952,87197%1,425-276$1,370$243,704,53610Disney
10How High$1,393,30533%1,2732$1,095$23,312,3833Universal