'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, Sep. 24 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Sep. 24 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Banger Sisters$932,82019%2,738--$341$11,757,4521Fox Searchlight
2My Big Fat Greek Wedding$900,23331%1,85389$486$112,208,38223IFC Films
4The Four Feathers$539,1485%1,912--$282$7,912,0561Paramount
5Ballistic: Ecks vs. Sever$522,7372%2,705--$193$8,044,8311Warner Bros.
6One Hour Photo$383,09720%1,332120$288$22,450,3095Fox Searchlight
7Trapped$296,78318%2,227--$133$3,759,9301Sony / Columbia
10City by the Sea$183,02219%2,150-425$85$20,548,5023Warner Bros.