'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, Mar. 13 2010

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Mar. 13 2010LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Alice in Wonderland (2010)$26,896,93856%3,7280$7,215$190,803,6292Disney
2Green Zone$5,675,67013%3,003--$1,890$10,720,7101Universal
3She's Out of My League$3,729,25711%2,956--$1,262$7,078,0901Paramount
4Shutter Island$3,548,74348%3,356178$1,057$105,817,4294Paramount
5Our Family Wedding$3,111,81125%1,605--$1,939$5,608,1521Fox Searchlight
7Remember Me$2,871,609-20%2,212--$1,298$6,439,1441Summit
8Cop Out$1,843,46945%2,882-268$640$38,323,3683Warner Bros.
9Brooklyn's Finest$1,798,92728%1,9393$928$20,265,4782Overture
10The Crazies$1,545,27533%2,359-120$655$32,418,2603Overture