'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 Fri, Sep. 18 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Sep. 18 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs$8,137,263--3,119--$2,609$8,137,2631Sony / Columbia
2The Informant!$3,674,263--2,505--$1,467$3,674,2631Warner Bros.
3Love Happens$3,093,297--1,898--$1,630$3,093,2971Universal
4Tyler Perry's I Can Do Bad All By Myself$3,086,566228%2,2550$1,369$30,960,0642Lionsgate
5Jennifer's Body$2,800,613--2,702--$1,036$2,800,6131Fox
69 (2009)$1,592,457215%2,060399$773$18,946,2072Focus
7Inglourious Basterds$1,190,39197%2,519-696$473$107,488,8295Weinstein Company
8All About Steve$1,138,171182%2,159-106$527$24,415,9033Fox
9Sorority Row$860,905180%2,591-74$332$7,241,2872Summit
10The Final Destination$745,16583%1,805-927$413$60,764,5734Warner Bros. / New Line