'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, Apr. 18 2010

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Apr. 18 2010LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1How to Train Your Dragon$6,117,787-33%3,825-182$1,599$158,251,0664Paramount / DreamWorks
3Clash of the Titans (2010)$4,282,557-38%3,753-49$1,141$132,600,2203Warner Bros.
4Death at a Funeral (2010)$4,070,297-38%2,459--$1,655$16,217,5401Sony / Screen Gems
5Date Night$3,572,469-53%3,3806$1,057$48,666,7992Fox
6The Last Song$1,428,449-46%2,76793$516$50,187,8553Disney
7Alice in Wonderland (2010)$1,037,755-39%2,024-506$513$324,131,3017Disney
8Tyler Perry's Why Did I Get Married Too?$965,040-49%1,859-296$519$54,801,8123Lionsgate
9Hot Tub Time Machine$928,696-39%2,308-303$402$42,452,7564MGM
10Diary of a Wimpy Kid$815,305-38%2,149-304$379$57,088,4895Fox