'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, Oct. 2 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Oct. 2 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
2Tim Burton's Corpse Bride$2,785,674-37%3,2040$869$33,186,9012Warner Bros.
4A History of Violence$2,059,547-40%1,3401326$1,537$8,624,0342New Line
5Into the Blue$1,773,826-38%2,789--$636$7,057,8611Sony / Columbia
6Just Like Heaven$1,411,565-49%3,54334$398$38,422,9403DreamWorks
7The Exorcism of Emily Rose$1,050,309-47%3,004-41$350$68,501,6964Sony / Screen Gems
8The Greatest Game Ever Played$972,924-39%1,014--$959$3,657,7361Disney
9Roll Bounce$970,236-52%1,66136$584$12,676,6292Fox Searchlight
10The 40-Year-Old Virgin$731,493-50%2,152-429$340$101,407,6697Universal