'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 Thu, Feb. 26 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Feb. 26 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Tyler Perry's Madea Goes to Jail$1,410,756-4%2,032--$694$48,348,6981Lionsgate
2Slumdog Millionaire$1,107,8445%2,244610$494$102,998,61115Fox Searchlight
4He's Just Not That Into You$679,63213%3,050-125$223$72,650,4263Warner Bros. / New Line
6Confessions of a Shopaholic$462,2959%2,5070$184$29,173,6362Disney
7Friday the 13th (2009)$429,6710%3,1050$138$57,011,5032Warner Bros. / New Line
8The International$370,3449%2,3640$157$18,498,1552Sony / Columbia
9Paul Blart: Mall Cop$331,20611%2,835-130$117$122,508,3306Sony / Columbia
10Gran Torino$296,4997%2,030-273$146$135,614,9287Warner Bros.