'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, Aug. 3 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Aug. 3 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
2Austin Powers in Goldmember$11,549,48912%3,6130$3,197$132,436,5562New Line
3The Master of Disguise$4,459,332-5%2,565--$1,739$9,142,7761Sony / Columbia
4Road to Perdition$2,764,39447%2,33282$1,185$75,197,7924DreamWorks
5Stuart Little 2$2,312,32523%3,095-187$747$44,940,0413Sony / Columbia
6Men in Black II$1,936,62535%2,902-640$667$180,643,1045Sony / Columbia
7The Country Bears$1,221,16125%2,5530$478$10,854,1602Disney
8K-19: The Widowmaker$1,175,59137%1,139-1691$1,032$29,921,3653Paramount
9Mr. Deeds$811,39717%1,966-343$413$120,287,8276Sony / Columbia
10Minority Report$695,75434%1,139-226$611$126,151,0537Fox