'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, Apr. 30 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Apr. 30 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Obsessed$1,327,667-2%2,514--$528$34,802,6301Sony / Screen Gems
2Earth (2009)$778,7933%1,8040$432$17,663,3761Disneynature
3The Soloist$665,217-1%2,024--$329$12,508,8531Paramount / DreamWorks
417 Again$574,0683%3,2550$176$42,144,8342Warner Bros. / New Line
5State of Play$504,857-8%2,8074$180$27,229,5862Universal
6Fighting$473,561-9%2,309--$205$13,332,7321Universal / Rogue
7Monsters vs. Aliens$446,3866%3,358-304$133$176,609,1075Paramount / DreamWorks
8Fast & Furious$391,293-4%3,566-108$110$147,039,2294Universal
9Hannah Montana: The Movie$289,2517%3,231113$90$66,779,5533Disney
10Crank: High Voltage$237,048-9%2,2230$107$12,805,4412Lionsgate