'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 Mon, Apr. 20 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Apr. 20 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
117 Again$1,141,353-78%3,255--$351$24,864,5231Warner Bros. / New Line
2State of Play$1,107,965-69%2,803--$395$15,179,5951Universal
3Monsters vs. Aliens$881,239-79%3,662-474$241$163,948,8634Paramount / DreamWorks
4Fast & Furious$808,387-73%3,674202$220$137,013,4743Universal
5Hannah Montana: The Movie$607,331-84%3,1180$195$57,480,2082Disney
6Crank: High Voltage$601,516-67%2,223--$271$7,565,7011Lionsgate
7Observe and Report$446,402-62%2,7270$164$19,261,1082Warner Bros.
8I Love You, Man$313,376-64%2,202-441$142$64,926,8755Paramount / DreamWorks
10The Haunting in Connecticut$217,995-68%2,255-466$97$52,103,5114Lionsgate