'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 Mon, Mar. 24 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Mar. 24 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Dreamcatcher$1,108,655-69%2,945--$376$16,137,2411Warner Bros.
2Bringing Down the House$1,001,978-72%2,87170$349$84,351,9743Disney
4The Hunted$527,573-69%2,5171$210$23,917,4822Paramount
5Agent Cody Banks$508,092-80%3,3690$151$27,040,6422MGM
6View from the Top$433,614-69%2,508--$173$7,445,2481Miramax
7Piglet's Big Movie$379,618-79%2,084--$182$6,478,0891Disney
8Tears of the Sun$362,007-66%2,801-172$129$38,280,2363Sony / Columbia
9Old School$355,137-62%2,033-419$175$67,316,1595DreamWorks
10Boat Trip$315,164-69%1,714--$184$4,131,3881Artisan