'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. 29 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Mar. 29 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Monsters vs. Aliens$18,282,946-25%4,104--$4,455$59,322,5061Paramount / DreamWorks
2The Haunting in Connecticut$4,502,329-49%2,732--$1,648$23,005,0581Lionsgate
4I Love You, Man$3,441,692-35%2,7176$1,267$37,077,8332Paramount / DreamWorks
6Race to Witch Mountain$1,727,632-32%3,26881$529$53,460,2313Disney
712 Rounds$1,374,721-36%2,331--$590$5,330,0921Fox
8Watchmen$791,184-33%2,010-1500$394$103,274,2864Warner Bros.
9The Last House on the Left (2009)$653,582-41%2,251-151$290$28,492,9453Universal / Rogue