'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 Fri, Jul. 25 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Jul. 25 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Spy Kids 3D: Game Over$12,146,928--3,344--$3,632$12,146,9281Miramax / Dimension
2Lara Croft, Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life$8,225,812--3,222--$2,553$8,225,8121Paramount
3Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl$6,814,75741%3,41657$1,995$160,519,4193Disney
4Bad Boys II$6,722,36562%3,20216$2,099$73,174,2332Sony / Columbia
6The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen$1,481,88521%2,532-470$585$49,337,3133Fox
7Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines$1,405,67537%2,660-744$528$133,802,7754Warner Bros.
8Johnny English$1,296,88121%2,2360$580$15,403,6862Universal
9Finding Nemo$1,272,4659%2,025-455$628$309,999,7039Disney
10Legally Blonde 2: Red, White and Blonde$855,268-7%2,120-1085$403$80,322,2204MGM