'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, Jul. 13 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Jul. 13 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Men in Black II$9,742,45632%3,61154$2,698$125,391,4892Sony / Columbia
2Road to Perdition$8,772,66831%1,797--$4,882$15,465,9071DreamWorks
3Reign of Fire$5,584,625-3%2,629--$2,124$11,319,1361Disney
4Halloween: Resurrection$4,400,809-10%1,954--$2,252$9,301,5031Miramax / Dimension
5Mr. Deeds$4,187,01119%3,2398$1,293$90,826,1453Sony / Columbia
6The Crocodile Hunter: Collision Course$3,640,99812%2,535--$1,436$6,891,5981MGM
7Like Mike$3,171,04332%2,43626$1,302$30,456,8032Fox
8Lilo & Stitch$3,148,47030%2,940-282$1,071$115,954,3704Disney
9Minority Report$2,969,41539%2,419-310$1,228$108,022,7644Fox
10The Bourne Identity$2,374,80438%2,199-313$1,080$97,365,1525Universal