'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, Dec. 7 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Dec. 7 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1National Treasure$1,128,4042%3,2430$348$112,347,2203Disney
2The Polar Express$1,027,12421%3,6500$281$98,012,2624Warner Bros.
3Christmas with the Kranks$593,1209%3,41623$174$46,061,5712Sony / Columbia
4The Incredibles$450,8797%3,178-275$142$226,734,4885Disney
5Alexander$429,7616%2,4450$176$30,523,4202Warner Bros.
6Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason$279,92929%2,433-40$115$36,820,7554Universal
7The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie$263,0322%3,3070$80$68,728,7723Paramount
8After the Sunset$150,35211%1,889-420$80$27,040,1004New Line
10The Grudge$63,0901%1,286-200$49$109,357,8967Sony / Columbia