'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 Sat, Nov. 20 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Nov. 20 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1National Treasure$14,588,09631%3,017--$4,835$25,707,5501Disney
2The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie$13,771,26144%3,212--$4,287$23,330,9281Paramount
3The Incredibles$12,211,51583%3,683-250$3,316$169,911,9953Disney
4The Polar Express$7,139,37686%3,6500$1,956$46,767,5292Warner Bros.
5Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason$4,213,16226%2,4501920$1,720$19,037,2982Universal
6After the Sunset$2,257,64347%2,8190$801$17,808,6942New Line
8The Grudge$1,911,13266%2,112-704$905$103,676,6115Sony / Columbia
9Seed of Chucky$1,451,73661%2,0621$704$12,575,9402Rogue