'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. 29 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Jul. 29 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Miami Vice$9,183,6212%3,021--$3,040$18,200,8641Universal
2Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest$8,388,17641%3,834-299$2,188$352,234,7384Disney
3John Tucker Must Die$4,602,889-25%2,560--$1,798$10,738,0551Fox
4Monster House$4,493,11325%3,5530$1,265$40,466,0172Sony / Columbia
5The Ant Bully$3,177,28021%3,050--$1,042$5,799,7271Warner Bros.
6You, Me and Dupree$2,763,34222%2,820-317$980$57,049,0483Universal
7Lady in the Water$2,721,27417%3,2350$841$30,105,5172Warner Bros.
8Little Man$2,031,90630%2,175-362$934$48,658,5593Sony / Columbia
9The Devil Wears Prada$1,872,07030%1,778-470$1,053$105,198,6165Fox
10My Super Ex-Girlfriend$1,579,43624%2,7020$585$15,511,0332Fox