'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, Aug. 30 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Aug. 30 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Jeepers Creepers II$5,442,5702%3,124--$1,742$10,755,0771MGM / United Artists
2Freaky Friday (2003)$3,510,61242%3,0679$1,145$84,217,2634Disney
3S.W.A.T.$3,064,55137%2,781-423$1,102$97,220,8264Sony / Columbia
4Open Range$2,998,90853%2,24481$1,336$37,700,0603Disney
5Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl$2,967,83355%2,227-177$1,333$269,082,8898Disney
6Freddy Vs. Jason$2,707,93140%2,929-85$925$69,936,0513New Line
8The Medallion$1,741,81141%2,6524$657$13,628,7792Sony / TriStar
9Uptown Girls$1,539,46425%2,166-329$711$27,590,1773MGM
10American Wedding$1,339,94236%1,810-657$740$95,261,8315Universal