'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, May. 15 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, May. 15 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Monster-in-Law$5,807,694-39%3,424--$1,696$23,106,8601New Line
2Kicking & Screaming$5,424,984-37%3,455--$1,570$20,161,4591Universal
4Kingdom of Heaven$2,736,232-33%3,2193$850$35,096,2452Fox
5Crash (2005)$1,999,439-33%1,87612$1,066$19,615,6642Lionsgate
6House of Wax$1,650,628-38%3,1110$531$21,948,0432Warner Bros.
7The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy$1,456,185-34%2,770-363$526$43,517,5183Disney
8The Interpreter$1,118,880-48%2,602-212$430$61,162,6294Universal
9XXX: State of the Union$582,087-39%2,387-1093$244$24,341,2493Sony / Columbia
10Mindhunters$549,020-27%1,040--$528$1,912,5321Dimension Films