'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, May. 24 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, May. 24 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull$36,533,89520%4,260--$8,576$92,146,7251Paramount
2The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian$8,770,51536%3,9290$2,232$83,272,5272Disney
3Iron Man$7,898,12345%3,915-239$2,017$245,505,0394Paramount
4What Happens in Vegas$3,348,23416%3,188-67$1,050$51,486,3863Fox
5Speed Racer$1,589,24960%3,112-494$511$34,795,1993Warner Bros.
6Baby Mama$1,262,09027%2,158-345$585$51,062,8335Universal
7Made of Honor$1,246,87223%2,393-423$521$37,921,3704Sony / Columbia
8Forgetting Sarah Marshall$638,86628%1,073-528$595$57,666,7086Universal