'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, Nov. 27 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Nov. 27 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1National Treasure$12,689,199-2%3,243226$3,913$80,751,8252Disney
2The Incredibles$9,038,217-9%3,453-230$2,617$209,655,3834Disney
3Christmas with the Kranks$8,543,366-4%3,393--$2,518$26,654,0881Sony / Columbia
4The Polar Express$7,518,205-1%3,6500$2,060$77,177,9563Warner Bros.
5The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie$6,740,996-5%3,30795$2,038$54,785,6652Paramount
6Alexander$5,116,843-8%2,445--$2,093$18,818,0571Warner Bros.
7Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason$2,522,9894%2,47323$1,020$30,679,2553Universal
9After the Sunset$1,279,7559%2,309-510$554$23,674,2403New Line
10The Grudge$837,0364%1,486-626$563$107,466,8756Sony / Columbia