'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 Sat, Jun. 18 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Jun. 18 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Batman Begins$18,017,21020%3,858--$4,670$57,242,5891Warner Bros.
2Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005)$10,380,41923%3,45127$3,008$89,504,7042Fox
4Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith$3,943,71753%2,923-399$1,349$344,625,5795Fox
5The Longest Yard (2005)$3,333,76424%3,312-342$1,007$129,929,5434Paramount
6The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl in 3D$2,667,02530%2,6550$1,005$22,043,6822Miramax / Dimension
7Cinderella Man$2,296,02448%2,610-210$880$42,171,0013Universal
8The Perfect Man$2,003,047-5%2,087--$960$4,121,7991Universal
9The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants$1,237,3921%2,206-377$561$29,490,8983Warner Bros.
10The Honeymooners$1,070,88031%1,9120$560$8,792,8042Paramount