'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 Tue, May. 17 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, May. 17 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Monster-in-Law$1,804,1641%3,424--$527$26,695,2341New Line
2Kicking & Screaming$879,365-14%3,455--$255$22,060,5801Universal
4Kingdom of Heaven$753,683-7%3,2193$234$36,662,4182Fox
5Crash (2005)$670,006-3%1,87612$357$20,976,0792Lionsgate
6House of Wax$461,457-11%3,1110$148$22,926,2682Warner Bros.
7The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy$387,246-5%2,770-363$140$44,312,3383Disney
8The Interpreter$375,1763%2,602-212$144$61,901,8494Universal
9Mindhunters$186,027-8%1,040--$179$2,299,9241Dimension Films
10XXX: State of the Union$134,433-1%2,387-1093$56$24,611,6953Sony / Columbia