'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 Wed, Mar. 30 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Mar. 30 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Beauty Shop$2,073,582--2,659--$780$2,073,5820MGM
2Guess Who$1,507,345-18%3,147--$479$26,667,0071Sony / Columbia
4Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous$1,212,329-16%3,233--$375$21,681,9751Warner Bros.
5The Ring Two$896,356-19%3,3419$268$61,452,8452DreamWorks
6The Pacifier$875,120-10%3,102-79$282$89,292,8834Disney
7Ice Princess$526,183-9%2,5010$210$15,404,8882Disney
8Hitch$393,160-14%2,233-470$176$167,896,6997Sony / Columbia
10Million Dollar Baby$233,203-6%1,710-500$136$94,958,15615Warner Bros.