'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 Mon, Jan. 25 2010

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Jan. 25 2010LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
2The Book of Eli$1,309,143-60%3,1110$421$62,044,8292Warner Bros.
3Legion$1,272,282-66%2,476--$514$18,773,9071Sony / Screen Gems
4The Tooth Fairy$647,233-83%3,344--$194$14,657,6421Fox
5The Lovely Bones$505,718-74%2,5718$197$31,748,0307Paramount / DreamWorks
6Sherlock Holmes$484,342-64%2,670-503$181$191,561,1945Warner Bros.
7It's Complicated$448,695-64%2,301-369$195$98,718,7805Universal
8Extraordinary Measures$430,013-63%2,545--$169$6,442,6071CBS Films
9Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel$343,975-81%2,973-323$116$204,639,9545Fox
10The Blind Side$304,222-63%1,932-476$157$233,822,64710Warner Bros.