'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, Jul. 30 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Jul. 30 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Miami Vice$7,522,219-18%3,021--$2,490$25,723,0831Universal
2Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest$6,251,991-25%3,834-299$1,631$358,486,7294Disney
3Monster House$3,570,701-21%3,5530$1,005$44,036,7182Sony / Columbia
4John Tucker Must Die$3,538,769-23%2,560--$1,382$14,276,8241Fox
5The Ant Bully$2,633,848-17%3,050--$864$8,433,5751Warner Bros.
6Lady in the Water$2,095,668-23%3,2350$648$32,201,1852Warner Bros.
7You, Me and Dupree$2,072,152-25%2,820-317$735$59,121,2003Universal
8Little Man$1,528,288-25%2,175-362$703$50,186,8473Sony / Columbia
9The Devil Wears Prada$1,360,327-27%1,778-470$765$106,558,9435Fox
10Clerks II$1,295,075-11%2,1500$602$18,537,2702MGM / Weinstein