'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 Mon, Jan. 17 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Jan. 17 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Coach Carter$4,985,772-27%2,524--$1,975$29,168,6531Paramount
2Racing Stripes$4,942,0763%3,185--$1,552$18,861,7481Warner Bros.
3Meet the Fockers$3,198,803-42%3,55427$900$234,308,3294Universal
4In Good Company$2,348,328-42%1,5661563$1,500$17,136,7483Universal
6White Noise$1,743,538-50%2,27918$765$42,853,0852Universal
7Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events$1,302,170-3%2,540-803$513$112,421,7205Paramount
8The Aviator (2004)$1,292,195-12%1,95689$661$51,541,5084Miramax
9Fat Albert$1,004,78812%2,043-632$492$45,618,7874Fox
10National Treasure$637,649-16%1,610-567$396$164,861,6349Disney