'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, Feb. 12 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Feb. 12 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Hitch$18,581,77433%3,575--$5,198$32,548,0241Sony / Columbia
2Boogeyman$4,661,05242%3,0520$1,527$30,482,9132Sony / Screen Gems
3Are We There Yet?$4,008,698121%2,81020$1,427$58,843,7954Sony / Columbia
4Million Dollar Baby$3,470,86182%2,03510$1,706$42,885,0829Warner Bros.
5Pooh's Heffalump Movie$2,610,40593%2,529--$1,032$3,964,5241Disney
6Hide and Seek$2,492,70164%2,525-480$987$42,012,8803Fox
7The Wedding Date$2,479,90845%1,70410$1,455$18,101,7952Universal
8The Aviator (2004)$2,184,02085%2,196-334$995$81,038,6518Miramax
9Sideways$2,146,84685%1,619-167$1,326$51,615,64417Fox Searchlight
10Meet the Fockers$1,713,02798%1,883-621$910$269,072,3288Universal