'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 Mon, Dec. 15 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Dec. 15 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Something's Gotta Give$1,487,792-61%2,677--$556$17,552,2771Sony / Columbia
2The Last Samurai$1,303,362-66%2,9080$448$48,178,8562Warner Bros.
3Stuck on You$632,778-70%3,003--$211$10,043,5331Fox
4Bad Santa$529,436-66%2,540449$208$36,253,7793Miramax / Dimension
5Elf$404,271-74%2,876-243$141$147,929,8446New Line
6The Haunted Mansion$292,818-83%3,001-121$98$54,042,5083Disney
7Love Don't Cost a Thing$285,746-76%1,844--$155$6,600,1871Warner Bros.
8Honey (2003)$275,450-72%1,97230$140$20,053,5412Universal
9Gothika$271,591-60%1,806-399$150$54,206,5754Warner Bros.
10Love Actually$226,294-55%1,566-106$145$52,401,9766Universal