'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, Aug. 4 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Aug. 4 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Funny People$2,691,087-14%3,007--$895$28,461,7471Universal
3Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince$2,420,015-4%4,39368$551$260,612,1503Warner Bros.
4The Ugly Truth$2,057,1864%2,8820$714$58,697,4722Sony / Columbia
5Aliens in the Attic$1,185,43015%3,106--$382$10,223,3451Fox
6Orphan$1,079,900-2%2,7500$393$29,244,6032Warner Bros.
7Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs$826,5788%2,757-543$300$183,659,7705Fox
8The Proposal$781,6658%2,435-344$321$150,468,8777Disney
9The Hangover$688,1780%2,071-214$332$257,278,5809Warner Bros.
10Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen$650,806-3%2,626-611$248$389,513,6646Paramount / DreamWorks