'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 Thu, Apr. 28 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Apr. 28 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Interpreter$1,476,696-10%2,758--$535$29,318,7421Universal
2The Amityville Horror (2005)$848,230-1%3,3230$255$46,956,5252MGM
3Sahara (2005)$563,6972%3,20046$176$51,179,5523Paramount
4A Lot Like Love$474,1521%2,502--$190$9,475,1951Disney
5Kung Fu Hustle$446,3232%2,503--$178$9,125,2773Sony Pictures Classics
6Fever Pitch (2005)$321,193-6%2,875-400$112$32,785,0193Fox
7Sin City$317,404-4%2,343-659$135$68,605,6174Miramax / Dimension
8Guess Who$236,8707%2,484-515$95$63,285,8085Sony / Columbia
10Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous$134,7534%1,968-657$68$44,910,5465Warner Bros.