'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, Nov. 7 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Nov. 7 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
2Chicken Little$1,916,272-84%3,654--$524$41,965,6111Disney
3Saw II$1,214,402-69%2,9490$412$61,335,3122Lionsgate
4The Legend of Zorro$568,626-79%3,5200$162$30,881,8172Sony / Columbia
6Dreamer: Inspired by a True Story$266,233-79%2,617126$102$24,085,8483DreamWorks
7The Weather Man$212,582-69%1,5100$141$8,851,9872Paramount
8North Country$170,871-68%2,211-344$77$15,821,4133Warner Bros.