'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, Dec. 10 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Dec. 10 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Die Another Day$1,118,24023%3,34723$334$122,237,5293MGM
2Analyze That$913,28313%2,635--$347$12,755,4371Warner Bros.
3Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets$628,25412%3,387-295$185$215,164,4964Warner Bros.
4The Santa Clause 2$311,98414%2,356-170$132$120,727,2106Disney
5Treasure Planet$282,498-10%3,2270$88$24,249,1032Disney
68 Mile$230,41821%2,015-483$114$111,602,9715Universal
8Eight Crazy Nights$197,07713%2,5030$79$20,413,9912Sony / Columbia
9The Ring$187,80014%1,642-270$114$123,672,7638DreamWorks
10Friday After Next$185,803-8%1,450-171$128$29,605,6943New Line