'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, Oct. 19 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Oct. 19 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Max Payne$4,088,999-37%3,376--$1,211$17,639,6471Fox
2Beverly Hills Chihuahua$3,293,915-35%3,23921$1,017$69,284,4123Disney
4The Secret Life of Bees$2,572,947-41%1,591--$1,617$10,528,3031Fox Searchlight
5Body of Lies$1,672,709-43%2,7144$616$24,425,8652Warner Bros.
6Eagle Eye$1,664,252-47%3,326-288$500$81,021,8274Paramount / DreamWorks
7Quarantine$1,486,873-43%2,4632$604$24,471,0182Sony / Screen Gems
8Sex Drive$928,215-32%2,421--$383$3,605,8991Summit
9Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist$804,752-50%2,241-180$359$26,502,2023Sony / Columbia
10Nights in Rodanthe$622,177-46%2,115-460$294$36,871,7614Warner Bros.