'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 Sat, Apr. 8 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Apr. 8 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Ice Age: The Meltdown$15,773,88183%3,9695$3,974$106,316,8862Fox
2The Benchwarmers$8,539,09125%3,274--$2,608$15,343,6391Sony / Columbia
3Take the Lead$4,922,49217%3,009--$1,636$9,116,6661New Line
4Inside Man$4,329,72763%2,86737$1,510$63,865,8503Universal
5Lucky Number Slevin$2,958,49927%1,984--$1,491$5,281,6491MGM / Weinstein
6Failure to Launch$2,007,73656%2,616-458$767$78,312,0465Paramount
7ATL$1,638,05836%1,6020$1,023$16,350,6642Warner Bros.
8V for Vendetta$1,507,22449%2,003-907$752$61,412,8314Warner Bros.
9Phat Girlz$1,339,61739%1,060--$1,264$2,301,8061Fox Searchlight
10She's the Man$997,28143%2,126-426$469$29,337,7494Paramount / DreamWorks