'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 Tue, Mar. 16 2010

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Mar. 16 2010LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Alice in Wonderland (2010)$6,010,072-1%3,7280$1,612$221,403,6142Disney
2Green Zone$1,276,5054%3,003--$425$16,817,0301Universal
3She's Out of My League$1,173,3293%2,956--$397$12,089,1211Paramount
4Shutter Island$827,3674%3,356178$247$109,636,5734Paramount
5Remember Me$735,64011%2,212--$333$9,489,2951Summit
7Our Family Wedding$627,4106%1,605--$391$8,849,7341Fox Searchlight
8Cop Out$469,17312%2,882-268$163$40,367,4003Warner Bros.
9Brooklyn's Finest$458,4091%1,9393$236$22,443,5222Overture
10The Crazies$414,5781%2,359-120$176$34,212,7383Overture