'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 Fri, May. 20 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, May. 20 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith$33,529,817-33%3,661--$9,159$83,542,8581Fox
2Monster-in-Law$4,466,901193%3,4240$1,305$34,294,1062New Line
3Kicking & Screaming$3,209,511364%3,47015$925$26,686,1172Universal
4Crash (2005)$1,559,273188%1,90529$819$23,662,7643Lionsgate
6House of Wax$1,022,548212%2,766-345$370$24,648,7463Warner Bros.
7Kingdom of Heaven$978,757141%2,808-411$349$38,658,8533Fox
8The Interpreter$833,943231%2,164-438$385$63,327,2455Universal
9The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy$571,045182%2,211-559$258$45,418,8454Disney
10Mindhunters$286,120172%1,0400$275$2,844,6592Dimension Films