'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, Oct. 10 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Oct. 10 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Couples Retreat$13,379,7537%3,000--$4,460$25,858,5901Universal
2Zombieland$6,039,43227%3,0382$1,988$43,587,8942Sony / Columbia
3Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs$5,110,15067%2,99215$1,708$92,428,6244Sony / Columbia
4Toy Story / Toy Story 2 (3D)$3,342,05268%1,7527$1,908$20,328,8232Disney
6The Invention of Lying$1,426,45432%1,74336$818$11,462,2102Warner Bros.
7Whip It$1,177,95332%1,73817$678$8,038,6992Fox Searchlight
8Fame (2009)$1,101,31644%3,110-23$354$19,351,9083MGM
9The Informant!$1,000,91051%2,202-223$455$29,307,0494Warner Bros.
10Tyler Perry's I Can Do Bad All By Myself$713,09770%1,313-256$543$50,007,5075Lionsgate