'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 Sun, Feb. 13 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Feb. 13 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Hitch$10,594,281-43%3,575--$2,963$43,142,3051Sony / Columbia
2Are We There Yet?$2,411,528-40%2,81020$858$61,255,3234Sony / Columbia
3Boogeyman$2,286,117-51%3,0520$749$32,769,0302Sony / Screen Gems
4Million Dollar Baby$2,069,296-40%2,03510$1,017$44,954,3789Warner Bros.
5Pooh's Heffalump Movie$1,840,375-29%2,529--$728$5,804,8991Disney
6Hide and Seek$1,399,398-44%2,525-480$554$43,412,2783Fox
7The Wedding Date$1,321,019-47%1,70410$775$19,422,8142Universal
8The Aviator (2004)$1,310,531-40%2,196-334$597$82,349,1828Miramax
9Sideways$1,165,939-46%1,619-167$720$52,781,58317Fox Searchlight
10Racing Stripes$911,663-30%2,430-573$375$43,830,2345Warner Bros.