'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, Jun. 1 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Jun. 1 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Sex and the City$12,716,236-28%3,285--$3,871$57,037,3611Warner Bros. / New Line
2Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull$12,706,030-36%4,2644$2,980$215,635,1792Paramount
3The Strangers$5,499,750-30%2,466--$2,230$20,998,1331Universal / Rogue
4Iron Man$3,689,675-39%3,650-265$1,011$276,167,3025Paramount
5The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian$3,670,437-34%3,801-128$966$115,360,0423Disney
6What Happens in Vegas$1,614,709-43%3,086-102$523$65,901,8034Fox
7Speed Racer$702,778-32%2,070-1042$340$40,680,6914Warner Bros.
8Baby Mama$526,326-44%1,784-374$295$56,117,3236Universal
9Made of Honor$456,146-44%1,905-488$239$42,876,4435Sony / Columbia