'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. 24 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Mar. 24 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Inside Man$9,440,663--2,818--$3,350$9,440,6631Universal
2Stay Alive$4,172,965--2,009--$2,077$4,172,9651Disney
3V for Vendetta$3,859,036104%3,3650$1,147$37,727,9952Warner Bros.
4Failure to Launch$3,417,087165%3,20285$1,067$56,494,9773Paramount
5Larry the Cable Guy: Health Inspector$2,377,084--1,710--$1,390$2,377,0841Lionsgate
6She's the Man$2,355,854283%2,6318$895$15,405,4982Paramount / DreamWorks
7The Shaggy Dog (2006)$2,277,879179%3,421-80$666$41,065,7363Disney
8The Hills Have Eyes (2006)$1,395,191131%2,461-160$567$32,726,7433Fox Searchlight
9Eight Below$748,863107%2,101-502$356$75,171,7306Disney
1016 Blocks$636,87451%2,066-600$308$32,482,0704Warner Bros.