'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 Thu, Jun. 26 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Jun. 26 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Get Smart$4,352,6850%3,911--$1,113$57,267,5851Warner Bros.
2Kung Fu Panda$3,092,54712%4,053-83$763$167,584,9913Paramount / DreamWorks
3The Incredible Hulk$2,121,2540%3,5083$605$106,281,7112Universal
4The Love Guru$1,310,825-2%3,012--$435$19,881,7721Paramount
5Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull$1,014,49410%3,171-633$320$294,905,3595Paramount
6Sex and the City$1,002,7953%2,442-713$411$136,362,5754Warner Bros. / New Line
7The Happening$997,250-2%2,9860$334$55,213,1542Fox
8You Don't Mess with the Zohan$885,9813%3,278-188$270$88,013,6503Sony / Columbia
9Iron Man$537,9877%1,912-491$281$306,923,2578Paramount
10The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian$282,5218%1,462-846$193$136,625,3686Disney