'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, Sep. 12 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Sep. 12 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Tyler Perry's I Can Do Bad All By Myself$9,887,07015%2,255--$4,385$18,487,9701Lionsgate
29 (2009)$4,711,24343%1,661--$2,836$12,426,5951Focus
3Inglourious Basterds$2,780,68948%3,215-143$865$102,421,7964Weinstein Company
4All About Steve$2,568,76339%2,26514$1,134$20,426,5432Fox
5The Final Destination$2,463,14747%2,732-389$902$56,901,6293Warner Bros. / New Line
6Sorority Row$2,082,5496%2,665--$781$4,051,0911Summit
7Whiteout$2,005,51413%2,745--$731$3,776,4591Warner Bros.
8District 9$1,602,84052%2,560-579$626$107,571,4625Sony / TriStar
9Julie & Julia$1,466,56058%2,342-186$626$84,458,3146Sony / Columbia