'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 Tue, Apr. 14 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Apr. 14 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Hannah Montana: The Movie$2,640,813-43%3,118--$847$39,588,3781Disney
2Monsters vs. Aliens$2,419,543-28%4,13627$585$146,005,3973Paramount / DreamWorks
3Fast & Furious$2,065,512-22%3,47211$595$121,217,5012Universal
4Observe and Report$987,455-10%2,727--$362$13,108,6191Warner Bros.
6I Love You, Man$647,656-7%2,643-186$245$60,209,1434Paramount / DreamWorks
7The Haunting in Connecticut$591,165-16%2,721-11$217$47,782,8123Lionsgate
8Dragonball Evolution$387,370-26%2,181--$178$5,664,6231Fox