'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, Jan. 23 2010

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Jan. 23 2010LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
2The Book of Eli$7,501,15452%3,1110$2,411$57,436,9162Warner Bros.
3Legion$7,090,3566%2,476--$2,864$13,776,5891Sony / Screen Gems
4The Tooth Fairy$6,751,76490%3,344--$2,019$10,296,2761Fox
5The Lovely Bones$3,894,39450%2,5718$1,515$29,314,6277Paramount / DreamWorks
6Sherlock Holmes$3,296,19367%2,670-503$1,235$189,715,0325Warner Bros.
7Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel$3,239,989132%2,973-323$1,090$202,530,2815Fox
8Extraordinary Measures$2,821,56738%2,545--$1,109$4,859,5331CBS Films
9It's Complicated$2,818,72562%2,301-369$1,225$97,016,0405Universal
10The Spy Next Door$2,230,249114%2,9240$763$17,231,8062Lionsgate