'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 Thu, Oct. 20 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Oct. 20 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
2Wallace and Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit$635,71225%3,65611$174$35,335,9052DreamWorks
3The Fog (2005)$630,57313%2,972--$212$14,248,8151Sony / Columbia
4In Her Shoes$583,8715%2,84032$206$22,294,4222Fox
6Two for the Money$407,5930%2,3976$170$18,286,1652Universal
7Domino$375,1401%2,223--$169$6,319,3931New Line
8A History of Violence$315,9968%1,3488$234$23,364,4164New Line
10Tim Burton's Corpse Bride$235,60019%2,525-479$93$48,624,3044Warner Bros.