'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 Tue, May. 2 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, May. 2 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1RV$926,7424%3,639--$255$18,229,6451Sony / Columbia
2United 93$870,655-10%1,795--$485$13,317,5971Universal
3Silent Hill$689,497-7%2,9326$235$35,701,4652Sony / Columbia
4The Sentinel$567,0818%2,85132$199$26,818,1202Fox
5Scary Movie 4$451,972-3%3,418-256$132$79,086,8693Weinstein / Dimension
6Stick It$416,602-10%2,038--$204$11,681,8841Disney
7Ice Age: The Meltdown$360,742-3%3,122-418$116$178,592,7605Fox
8Akeelah and the Bee$316,993-2%2,195--$144$6,652,5491Lionsgate
9The Wild$229,1731%2,605-249$88$28,967,4763Disney
10The Benchwarmers$207,144-6%2,695-399$77$53,192,7614Sony / Columbia