'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 Fri, Oct. 17 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Oct. 17 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Max Payne$7,041,504--3,376--$2,086$7,041,5041Fox
3The Secret Life of Bees$3,563,560--1,591--$2,240$3,563,5601Fox Searchlight
4Beverly Hills Chihuahua$3,046,564232%3,23921$941$60,908,3133Disney
5Body of Lies$2,201,855121%2,7144$811$19,803,5282Warner Bros.
6Eagle Eye$2,196,381177%3,326-288$660$76,188,9564Paramount / DreamWorks
7Quarantine$2,005,442135%2,4632$814$20,391,3272Sony / Screen Gems
8Sex Drive$1,312,054--2,421--$542$1,312,0541Summit
9Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist$1,291,799178%2,241-180$576$24,101,0823Sony / Columbia
10Nights in Rodanthe$876,52487%2,115-460$414$35,090,9444Warner Bros.