'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, Jul. 1 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Jul. 1 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Superman Returns$18,419,04313%4,065--$4,531$66,797,5351Warner Bros.
2The Devil Wears Prada$9,291,225-1%2,847--$3,264$18,704,5631Fox
3Click$6,874,49711%3,76415$1,826$71,609,9382Sony / Columbia
5Nacho Libre$2,265,10420%3,082-1$735$62,926,5323Paramount
6The Lake House$1,711,97114%2,6450$647$37,444,8053Warner Bros.
7The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift$1,588,98916%2,670-360$595$50,200,9253Universal
8Waist Deep$1,314,07331%1,0062$1,306$14,179,1262Rogue
9The Break-Up$1,060,08423%1,911-995$555$109,157,4145Universal
10The Da Vinci Code$869,20634%1,384-527$628$209,012,0817Sony / Columbia