'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 Sun, Mar. 7 2010

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Mar. 7 2010LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Alice in Wonderland (2010)$31,086,988-30%3,728--$8,339$116,101,0231Disney
2Brooklyn's Finest$3,330,616-37%1,936--$1,720$13,350,2991Overture
3Shutter Island$3,215,336-46%3,178175$1,012$95,750,0053Paramount
5Cop Out$2,375,741-42%3,1500$754$32,504,6102Warner Bros.
6The Crazies$1,724,316-43%2,4792$696$27,472,1642Overture
7Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief$1,375,929-42%2,994-308$460$78,057,7494Fox
8Valentine's Day$835,233-56%3,040-538$275$106,303,8704Warner Bros. / New Line
9Crazy Heart$765,662-53%1,274126$601$29,531,58312Fox Searchlight
10Dear John$579,575-53%2,496-510$232$76,626,0865Sony / Screen Gems