'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, Apr. 9 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Apr. 9 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Sahara (2005)$7,600,03524%3,154--$2,410$13,750,9871Paramount
2Sin City$5,829,11225%3,2300$1,805$47,121,4372Miramax / Dimension
3Fever Pitch (2005)$5,353,96318%3,267--$1,639$9,875,5821Fox
4Beauty Shop$3,115,92347%2,6590$1,172$24,545,4382MGM
5Guess Who$3,114,77233%3,064-83$1,017$49,459,7093Sony / Columbia
7Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous$1,845,16235%3,011-222$613$36,559,6093Warner Bros.
8The Pacifier$1,422,39749%2,375-476$599$99,820,2296Disney
9The Ring Two$1,285,21236%2,407-772$534$71,645,5024DreamWorks
10The Upside of Anger$1,199,02155%1,15140$1,042$11,673,4485New Line