'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, May. 14 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, May. 14 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Mission: Impossible III$7,104,953-32%4,0595$1,750$85,101,5522Paramount
2Poseidon$6,428,943-23%3,555--$1,808$22,157,7271Warner Bros.
3RV$3,642,033-8%3,536-115$1,030$43,269,5813Sony / Columbia
4Just My Luck$1,426,257-36%2,541--$561$5,692,2111Fox
5Ice Age: The Meltdown$1,177,453-12%1,879-547$627$187,569,9777Fox
6United 93$1,029,747-29%1,87152$550$25,554,9543Universal
7Akeelah and the Bee$935,0262%1,176-1019$795$14,009,3193Lionsgate
8An American Haunting$896,391-39%1,70328$526$10,817,7612Freestyle
9Hoot$811,460-9%3,0180$269$6,385,2842New Line
10Stick It$694,817-48%2,009-35$346$22,145,7783Disney