'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. 19 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Feb. 19 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Hitch$13,292,02845%3,5750$3,718$80,769,0222Sony / Columbia
2Constantine$10,978,2211%3,006--$3,652$21,860,9971Warner Bros.
3Because of Winn-Dixie$4,266,47851%3,188--$1,338$7,089,6701Fox
4Son of the Mask$3,181,62367%2,966--$1,073$5,089,9831New Line
5Million Dollar Baby$3,011,88687%2,10570$1,431$52,130,93110Warner Bros.
6Are We There Yet?$2,772,05483%2,519-291$1,100$67,294,6395Sony / Columbia
7Boogeyman$2,242,21140%2,572-480$872$39,492,9843Sony / Screen Gems
8The Aviator (2004)$1,877,14695%1,710-486$1,098$86,822,2879Miramax
9Pooh's Heffalump Movie$1,845,351116%2,5290$730$9,954,2432Disney
10Sideways$1,732,31292%1,300-319$1,333$56,860,13718Fox Searchlight