'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, Jan. 30 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Jan. 30 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1You Got Served$5,825,323--1,933--$3,014$5,825,3231Sony / Screen Gems
2The Butterfly Effect$3,450,208181%2,6050$1,324$25,632,8192New Line
3Along Came Polly$3,143,244269%3,05257$1,030$59,838,8853Universal
4The Perfect Score$2,018,637--2,208--$914$2,018,6371Paramount
5Win a Date with Tad Hamilton!$1,534,452311%2,80897$546$10,430,1342DreamWorks
6Big Fish$1,394,164214%2,280-158$611$52,178,5858Sony / Columbia
7The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King$1,371,399148%2,256-302$608$341,397,7757New Line
8Mystic River$1,302,097176%1,37043$950$61,795,61016Warner Bros.
9The Big Bounce$1,265,144--2,304--$549$1,265,1441Warner Bros.
10Cold Mountain$1,200,049177%2,500-302$480$75,520,7216Miramax