'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 Fri, Mar. 17 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Mar. 17 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1V for Vendetta$8,742,630--3,365--$2,598$8,742,6301Warner Bros.
2Failure to Launch$4,681,192128%3,11760$1,502$37,351,8112Paramount
3She's the Man$3,695,909--2,623--$1,409$3,695,9091Paramount / DreamWorks
4The Shaggy Dog (2006)$3,525,732122%3,5010$1,007$25,783,6222Disney
5The Hills Have Eyes (2006)$2,314,013110%2,6211$883$23,045,8322Fox Searchlight
616 Blocks$1,297,376110%2,666-40$487$26,733,6713Warner Bros.
7Eight Below$1,126,83385%2,603-367$433$70,086,4335Disney
8Tyler Perry's Madea's Family Reunion$825,741137%1,403-409$589$57,922,7644Lionsgate
9The Pink Panther (2006)$668,32475%1,852-450$361$76,778,8706Sony / Columbia