'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 Fri, May. 22 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, May. 22 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian$15,568,591--4,096--$3,801$15,568,5911Fox
2Terminator Salvation$14,813,02811%3,530--$4,196$28,185,1671Warner Bros.
3Angels & Demons$5,989,751129%3,5270$1,698$66,101,7292Sony / Columbia
4Star Trek$5,894,62598%4,053193$1,454$167,530,7783Paramount
5Dance Flick$3,926,814--2,450--$1,603$3,926,8141Paramount
6X-Men Origins: Wolverine$2,250,103177%3,183-709$707$157,503,9194Fox
7Ghosts of Girlfriends Past$1,150,307111%2,255-895$510$43,291,9014Warner Bros. / New Line
8Obsessed$587,467104%1,603-1031$366$64,494,8335Sony / Screen Gems
9Monsters vs. Aliens$294,37558%1,434-517$205$191,946,8299Paramount / DreamWorks
1017 Again$292,57258%1,107-1343$264$59,607,4206Warner Bros. / New Line