'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 Mon, Jun. 13 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Jun. 13 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005)$6,165,049-56%3,424--$1,801$56,507,7761Fox
3Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith$1,688,836-63%3,322-328$508$333,795,9174Fox
4The Longest Yard (2005)$1,514,092-58%3,65420$414$119,997,5183Paramount
5The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl in 3D$1,220,806-67%2,655--$460$13,803,6511Miramax / Dimension
6Cinderella Man$1,015,463-62%2,8208$360$35,658,8242Universal
7The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants$789,370-49%2,5830$306$24,519,9382Warner Bros.
8The Honeymooners$432,656-67%1,912--$226$5,971,6581Paramount
9Lords of Dogtown$278,169-45%1,8650$149$9,666,0932Sony / Columbia
10Monster-in-Law$261,104-64%1,949-1076$134$76,751,6175New Line