'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, Jan. 22 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Jan. 22 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Underworld: Evolution$6,163,690-41%3,207--$1,922$26,856,2701Sony / Screen Gems
2Hoodwinked$3,093,269-40%3,002608$1,030$28,635,2322The Weinstein Company
3Last Holiday$2,110,668-50%2,5140$840$25,996,4002Paramount
4Brokeback Mountain$1,970,657-41%1,196513$1,648$41,755,4257Focus
5The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe$1,749,345-43%2,757-467$635$271,853,5797Disney
6Glory Road$1,701,540-62%2,396174$710$27,708,9962Disney
7Fun with Dick and Jane (2005)$1,274,393-54%2,826-413$451$101,369,2035Sony / Columbia
8King Kong (2005)$1,102,952-48%2,205-609$500$209,875,3016Universal
10End of the Spear$999,996-43%1,163--$860$4,282,9751Rocky Mountain Pictures