'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 Wed, Aug. 11 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Aug. 11 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement$8,477,846--2,926--$2,897$8,477,8460Disney
3The Village$1,664,738-13%3,7333$446$91,194,7372Disney
4The Bourne Supremacy$1,569,706-11%3,20323$490$129,588,7853Universal
5The Manchurian Candidate (2004)$993,711-5%2,8670$347$41,013,2412Paramount
6Little Black Book$846,533-22%2,445--$346$10,093,7971Sony / Columbia
7I, Robot$787,607-7%2,806-398$281$129,348,3074Fox
8Spider-Man 2$742,672-6%2,564-437$290$356,745,5556Sony / Columbia
9Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle$513,624-9%2,16328$237$13,969,7082New Line
10The Notebook (2004)$333,751-8%1,255-251$266$73,244,1907New Line