'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, Feb. 20 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Feb. 20 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Tyler Perry's Madea Goes to Jail$14,748,269--2,032--$7,258$14,748,2691Lionsgate
3He's Just Not That Into You$2,932,305134%3,050-125$961$64,475,9803Warner Bros. / New Line
4Friday the 13th (2009)$2,802,739164%3,1050$903$49,980,9662Warner Bros. / New Line
6Confessions of a Shopaholic$2,326,892156%2,5070$928$22,961,7692Disney
7Fired Up$2,275,483--1,810--$1,257$2,275,4831Sony / Screen Gems
8Slumdog Millionaire$2,090,780221%2,244610$932$92,058,92715Fox Searchlight
9Paul Blart: Mall Cop$1,857,325182%2,835-130$655$116,239,0566Sony / Columbia
10The International$1,343,812138%2,3640$568$13,908,7412Sony / Columbia