'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 Wed, Jun. 21 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Jun. 21 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
2Nacho Libre$2,841,721-6%3,070--$926$37,796,3551Paramount
3The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift$2,164,958-9%3,027--$715$31,284,9271Universal
4The Lake House$1,793,907-5%2,645--$678$19,117,5731Warner Bros.
5The Break-Up$1,351,3970%3,14671$430$96,288,3613Universal
6Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties$1,005,1650%2,946--$341$10,223,2291Fox
7X-Men: The Last Stand$843,867-2%2,812-868$300$218,805,5464Fox
8Over the Hedge$710,6077%2,606-921$273$141,029,8405Paramount / DreamWorks
9The Da Vinci Code$696,301-1%2,413-906$289$200,825,8915Sony / Columbia
10The Omen (2006)$634,524-5%2,7230$233$49,261,7772Fox