'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, Feb. 27 2010

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Feb. 27 2010LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Shutter Island$10,323,19555%3,00312$3,438$69,844,6392Paramount
2Cop Out$7,742,37430%3,150--$2,458$13,690,3861Warner Bros.
4The Crazies$6,346,9956%2,477--$2,562$12,328,1281Overture
5Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief$4,615,16794%3,302-94$1,398$68,404,2363Fox
6Valentine's Day$4,206,54644%3,578-87$1,176$97,985,3733Warner Bros. / New Line
7Dear John$2,201,06943%3,006-56$732$71,364,9534Sony / Screen Gems
8The Wolfman$1,931,96572%3,043-180$635$56,178,1403Universal
9The Tooth Fairy$1,729,315136%2,249-274$769$52,879,0146Fox
10Crazy Heart$1,224,70098%1,14859$1,067$24,391,21711Fox Searchlight