'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 Sat, Jul. 4 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Jul. 4 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs$11,322,028-34%4,099--$2,762$53,562,7201Fox
2Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen$10,688,915-41%4,2340$2,525$279,714,9902Paramount / DreamWorks
3Public Enemies$6,834,850-33%3,334--$2,050$31,873,1971Universal
4The Proposal$3,580,809-31%3,09941$1,155$90,253,9283Disney
5The Hangover$2,813,470-37%3,070-455$916$201,078,9205Warner Bros.
7My Sister's Keeper$1,340,133-45%2,6060$514$24,520,3942Warner Bros.
8The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3$789,300-17%1,908-1087$414$57,711,5514Sony / Columbia
9Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian$572,944-35%1,419-831$404$167,115,4877Fox
10Year One$554,816-41%2,240-784$248$37,472,4273Sony / Columbia