'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 Tue, Nov. 1 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Nov. 1 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Saw II$2,621,926-42%2,949--$889$38,872,2981Lionsgate
2The Legend of Zorro$981,339-20%3,520--$279$18,534,0661Sony / Columbia
4The Weather Man$385,7141%1,510--$255$5,017,0011Paramount
5Dreamer: Inspired by a True Story$382,604-23%2,491484$154$18,255,5752DreamWorks
7North Country$356,9542%2,5550$140$12,817,3292Warner Bros.
8Wallace and Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit$225,111-33%2,935-537$77$50,256,7634DreamWorks