'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 Thu, Jun. 29 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Jun. 29 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Superman Returns$11,021,784-37%3,915--$2,815$32,059,8470Warner Bros.
2Click$3,915,343-4%3,749--$1,044$58,516,5851Sony / Columbia
4Nacho Libre$1,177,932-2%3,08313$382$58,774,9352Paramount
5The Lake House$1,061,1741%2,6450$401$34,229,8632Warner Bros.
6The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift$841,837-2%2,851-176$295$47,236,7732Universal
7The Break-Up$645,6470%2,302-844$280$107,237,9684Universal
8Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties$644,887-11%2,672-274$241$19,515,0802Fox
9Waist Deep$488,728-6%1,004--$487$11,861,7611Rogue
10The Da Vinci Code$418,4571%1,607-806$260$207,494,3246Sony / Columbia