'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, Oct. 17 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Oct. 17 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003)$10,620,376--3,016--$3,521$10,620,3761New Line
2Kill Bill Vol. 1$4,266,070151%3,1020$1,375$35,079,7582Miramax
3Runaway Jury$4,034,330--2,815--$1,433$4,034,3301Fox
4School of Rock$3,463,328345%2,95122$1,174$47,356,8373Paramount
5Mystic River$3,285,045225%1,4671454$2,239$6,372,8371Warner Bros.
6Good Boy!$2,427,945318%3,2250$753$19,209,6062MGM
7Intolerable Cruelty$2,158,230200%2,5706$840$18,365,9172Universal
8Out of Time$1,218,862159%2,344-732$520$32,447,2933MGM
9Under the Tuscan Sun$1,047,448143%1,663-38$630$31,325,6034Disney
10The Rundown$829,184208%2,099-724$395$42,587,4254Universal