'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 Mon, Oct. 13 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Oct. 13 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Beverly Hills Chihuahua$2,823,938-48%3,2183$878$55,357,5852Disney
2Body of Lies$1,634,591-52%2,710--$603$14,519,1641Warner Bros.
3Quarantine$1,481,118-58%2,461--$602$15,691,7811Sony / Screen Gems
4Eagle Eye$1,397,863-53%3,61498$387$71,807,9963Paramount / DreamWorks
5Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist$764,952-52%2,4210$316$21,495,8982Sony / Columbia
6The Express$575,792-49%2,808--$205$5,136,6901Universal
7Nights in Rodanthe$572,358-53%2,575-127$222$32,870,8773Warner Bros.
8City of Ember$471,258-47%2,022--$233$3,601,0311Fox
9Appaloosa$454,966-51%1,290245$353$11,321,8764Warner Bros. / New Line
10The Duchess$452,145-51%1,2071080$375$6,055,6904Paramount Vantage