'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, Nov. 2 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Nov. 2 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Santa Clause 2$12,917,30972%3,350--$3,856$20,427,8361Disney
2The Ring$7,974,01238%2,808174$2,840$60,195,1543DreamWorks
3I Spy$5,572,56936%3,182--$1,751$9,680,0131Sony / Columbia
4jackass: the movie$5,403,94728%2,53021$2,136$39,032,4182Paramount
5Ghost Ship$2,959,30848%2,7870$1,062$19,652,3622Warner Bros.
6My Big Fat Greek Wedding$2,700,79569%1,97710$1,366$170,508,25729IFC Films
7Sweet Home Alabama$2,166,09656%2,441-741$887$112,400,4926Disney
8Punch-Drunk Love$1,804,73639%1,252771$1,441$9,962,2484Sony / Columbia
9Red Dragon$1,266,59557%1,949-937$650$88,391,3925Universal
10Tuck Everlasting$643,62546%1,237-223$520$15,702,6074Disney