'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. 26 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Oct. 26 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1High School Musical 3: Senior Year$9,763,265-36%3,623--$2,695$42,029,3461Disney
2Saw V$5,597,130-45%3,060--$1,829$30,052,6611Lionsgate
3Beverly Hills Chihuahua$1,919,184-38%3,190-49$602$78,113,5714Disney
4Max Payne$1,908,241-41%3,3815$564$29,855,9952Fox
5The Secret Life of Bees$1,596,867-40%1,63039$980$19,325,2842Fox Searchlight
6Pride and Glory$1,543,259-36%2,585--$597$6,260,9491Warner Bros. / New Line
8Eagle Eye$1,174,683-48%2,558-768$459$87,901,8955Paramount / DreamWorks
9Body of Lies$1,010,817-43%2,150-564$470$30,891,0653Warner Bros.
10Quarantine$647,268-39%2,228-235$291$28,800,4933Sony / Screen Gems