'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. 20 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Feb. 20 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
150 First Dates$6,502,761236%3,61221$1,800$57,814,5722Sony / Columbia
2Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen$2,827,915--2,503--$1,130$2,827,9151Disney
5Welcome to Mooseport$2,055,667--2,868--$717$2,055,6671Fox
6Barbershop 2: Back in Business$1,722,751166%2,229-482$773$48,659,8173MGM
7Against the Ropes$953,649--1,601--$596$953,6491Paramount
8The Butterfly Effect$854,568163%1,901-387$450$51,100,6945New Line
9You Got Served$735,869178%1,441-391$511$34,511,7204Sony / Screen Gems
10Mystic River$671,141145%1,352-18$496$76,799,64819Warner Bros.