'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 Fri, Apr. 9 2010

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Apr. 9 2010LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Date Night$9,170,065--3,374--$2,718$9,170,0651Fox
2Clash of the Titans (2010)$8,335,540105%3,80225$2,192$91,928,8552Warner Bros.
3How to Train Your Dragon$7,134,31587%4,007-53$1,780$115,675,2183Paramount / DreamWorks
4The Last Song$3,619,112137%2,6741$1,353$36,041,9822Disney
5Tyler Perry's Why Did I Get Married Too?$3,571,658138%2,1550$1,657$41,091,3182Lionsgate
6Hot Tub Time Machine$1,791,916101%2,611-160$686$33,333,3653MGM
7Alice in Wonderland (2010)$1,631,02379%2,530-450$645$315,338,8116Disney
8The Bounty Hunter$1,447,971105%2,901-217$499$53,145,2844Sony / Columbia
9Diary of a Wimpy Kid$1,323,66760%2,453-389$540$50,978,6974Fox