'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. 31 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Oct. 31 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Scary Movie 3$4,416,147114%3,5050$1,260$61,943,0982Miramax / Dimension
2The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003)$3,708,948224%2,970-48$1,249$58,945,5233New Line
3Radio$1,994,871149%3,0740$649$18,602,9842Sony / Columbia
4Runaway Jury$1,597,511151%2,736-79$584$28,384,7663Fox
5Mystic River$1,378,477136%1,55158$889$28,693,6413Warner Bros.
6Kill Bill Vol. 1$949,15590%2,429-204$391$57,305,0814Miramax
7School of Rock$733,389115%2,786-165$263$65,455,3145Paramount
8Intolerable Cruelty$564,307105%1,661-629$340$29,962,2294Universal
9Good Boy!$415,99683%2,565-197$162$33,415,7984MGM
10Under the Tuscan Sun$386,78682%1,142-82$339$38,520,1526Disney