'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 Sat, Feb. 7 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Feb. 7 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1He's Just Not That Into You$10,920,9555%3,175--$3,440$21,356,0581Warner Bros. / New Line
4The Pink Panther 2$5,229,50455%3,243--$1,613$8,599,8731Sony / Columbia
5Paul Blart: Mall Cop$5,201,35188%3,169-37$1,641$93,964,9754Sony / Columbia
7Gran Torino$3,354,15775%2,705-310$1,240$118,318,4345Warner Bros.
8Slumdog Millionaire$3,297,68770%1,72491$1,913$75,267,92413Fox Searchlight
9The Uninvited$2,878,81538%2,3440$1,228$16,943,1832Paramount / DreamWorks
10Hotel for Dogs$2,797,856144%2,734-426$1,023$53,356,0064Paramount / DreamWorks