'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. 11 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Feb. 11 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Hitch$13,966,250--3,575--$3,907$13,966,2501Sony / Columbia
2Boogeyman$3,288,741300%3,0520$1,078$25,821,8612Sony / Screen Gems
3Million Dollar Baby$1,907,508150%2,03510$937$39,414,2219Warner Bros.
4Are We There Yet?$1,817,117335%2,81020$647$54,835,0974Sony / Columbia
5The Wedding Date$1,712,676147%1,70410$1,005$15,621,8872Universal
6Hide and Seek$1,516,553178%2,525-480$601$39,520,1793Fox
7Pooh's Heffalump Movie$1,354,119--2,529--$535$1,354,1191Disney
8The Aviator (2004)$1,178,070150%2,196-334$536$78,854,6318Miramax
9Sideways$1,160,857173%1,619-167$717$49,468,79817Fox Searchlight
10Meet the Fockers$867,155148%1,883-621$461$267,359,3018Universal