'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. 27 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Feb. 27 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Passion of the Christ$22,909,65655%3,043--$7,529$64,247,3611Newmarket
250 First Dates$3,901,993287%3,450-162$1,131$80,021,7373Sony / Columbia
4Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights$2,227,114--2,042--$1,091$2,227,1141Lions Gate
5Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen$1,659,403411%2,5030$663$12,218,0852Disney
8Broken Lizard's Club Dread$1,233,769--1,807--$683$1,233,7691Fox Searchlight
9Welcome to Mooseport$1,002,296209%2,8680$349$9,262,9822Fox
10Barbershop 2: Back in Business$828,004188%1,524-705$543$55,278,3524MGM