'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 Sun, Sep. 7 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Sep. 7 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Jeepers Creepers II$1,653,815-44%3,1240$529$27,285,3052MGM / United Artists
2Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star$1,605,573-46%2,026--$792$6,659,6631Paramount
3Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl$1,391,953-43%2,203-24$632$281,832,2669Disney
4Freaky Friday (2003)$1,303,000-45%2,973-94$438$97,078,9695Disney
5S.W.A.T.$1,131,624-46%2,600-181$435$108,784,1585Sony / Columbia
6The Order$1,122,749-35%1,975--$568$4,440,0061Fox
7Open Range$1,073,894-44%2,26824$473$49,310,7064Disney
9Freddy Vs. Jason$835,884-44%2,505-424$334$78,357,8514New Line
10The Medallion$663,205-31%2,180-472$304$19,842,9423Sony / TriStar