'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, Jun. 12 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Jun. 12 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Hangover$10,310,22269%3,35586$3,073$82,285,6462Warner Bros.
3The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3$8,234,586--3,074--$2,679$8,234,5861Sony / Columbia
4Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian$2,963,66263%3,365-442$881$136,810,4084Fox
5Land of the Lost$2,915,10574%3,53413$825$28,745,6792Universal
6Imagine That$1,837,488--3,008--$611$1,837,4881Paramount
7Star Trek$1,547,70862%2,638-564$587$227,976,7446Paramount
8Terminator Salvation$1,427,46265%2,650-654$539$110,566,7854Warner Bros.
9Drag Me to Hell$1,375,98386%2,273-237$605$32,656,9123Universal
10Angels & Demons$1,201,97465%2,436-489$493$120,304,5615Sony / Columbia