'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, Mar. 1 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Mar. 1 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Tyler Perry's Madea Goes to Jail$3,645,340-53%2,05220$1,776$64,525,3972Lionsgate
2Slumdog Millionaire$3,225,868-42%2,943699$1,096$115,025,78416Fox Searchlight
3Jonas Brothers: The 3D Concert Experience$2,851,514-39%1,271--$2,244$12,510,3011Disney
6Paul Blart: Mall Cop$1,497,413-44%2,698-137$555$128,110,8597Sony / Columbia
7He's Just Not That Into You$1,443,458-45%2,858-192$505$78,662,0574Warner Bros. / New Line
8Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li$1,165,997-35%1,136--$1,026$4,722,3971Fox
9Confessions of a Shopaholic$1,135,462-44%2,53427$448$33,807,8663Disney
10Friday the 13th (2009)$881,347-46%2,760-345$319$60,700,8293Warner Bros. / New Line