'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, Feb. 6 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Feb. 6 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Barbershop 2: Back in Business$8,140,267--2,711--$3,003$8,140,2671MGM
3You Got Served$2,045,950317%1,94310$1,053$20,391,2792Sony / Screen Gems
4Along Came Polly$1,996,616284%2,958-94$675$70,200,3464Universal
5The Butterfly Effect$1,941,438186%2,519-86$771$36,747,1613New Line
6Catch That Kid$1,257,200--2,847--$442$1,257,2001Fox
7The Perfect Score$977,773515%2,2080$443$6,527,8402Paramount
8The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King$907,726158%1,878-378$483$347,751,6038New Line
9Mystic River$876,587172%1,3700$640$67,132,62717Warner Bros.
10Big Fish$842,803194%1,617-663$521$57,409,4239Sony / Columbia