'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 Sun, Jul. 26 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Jul. 26 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince$8,934,901-20%4,3250$2,066$221,295,2272Warner Bros.
3The Ugly Truth$7,425,039-21%2,882--$2,576$27,605,4451Sony / Columbia
4Orphan$3,436,323-24%2,750--$1,250$12,871,9131Warner Bros.
5Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs$2,553,936-21%3,300-517$774$171,498,0904Fox
6Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen$2,421,704-25%3,237-620$748$379,218,1005Paramount / DreamWorks
7The Hangover$1,823,646-31%2,285-382$798$247,081,2068Warner Bros.
8The Proposal$1,685,132-34%2,779-264$606$140,045,4756Disney
9Public Enemies$1,339,105-24%2,291-827$585$88,281,0424Universal