'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, Dec. 4 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Dec. 4 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1National Treasure$7,666,25851%3,2430$2,364$105,834,6663Disney
2Christmas with the Kranks$5,080,42459%3,41623$1,487$42,034,1792Sony / Columbia
3The Polar Express$4,634,25962%3,6500$1,270$92,845,2254Warner Bros.
4The Incredibles$4,171,54578%3,178-275$1,313$223,354,7375Disney
5The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie$3,574,064102%3,3070$1,081$65,892,9193Paramount
6Alexander$1,978,57536%2,4450$809$28,362,9092Warner Bros.
7Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason$1,192,28531%2,433-40$490$35,666,4854Universal
9After the Sunset$727,66341%1,889-420$385$26,323,0464New Line
10The Grudge$521,95545%1,286-200$406$109,012,1357Sony / Columbia