'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 Tue, Jul. 14 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Jul. 14 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs$4,082,00513%4,1023$995$127,390,6262Fox
2Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen$2,965,357-4%4,29359$691$345,274,4733Paramount / DreamWorks
4The Proposal$1,626,46412%3,15859$515$116,941,7774Disney
5Public Enemies$1,600,060-2%3,3362$480$69,458,8762Universal
6The Hangover$1,315,9520%3,002-68$438$225,087,9746Warner Bros.
7My Sister's Keeper$784,6058%2,444-162$321$37,430,6333Warner Bros.
9I Love You Beth Cooper$721,393-10%1,858--$388$6,439,5961Fox
10The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3$177,5360%1,116-792$159$61,792,3415Sony / Columbia