'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, Dec. 9 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Dec. 9 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe$23,006,138--3,616--$6,362$23,006,1381Disney
2Syriana$3,842,8546794%1,7521743$2,193$5,343,1491Warner Bros.
3Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire$2,701,856141%3,728-130$725$236,509,1774Warner Bros.
4Walk the Line$1,717,139139%3,034-126$566$72,969,8484Fox
5Yours, Mine and Ours (2005)$1,429,604288%3,2100$445$37,196,1483Paramount
6Aeon Flux$1,429,434122%2,6080$548$17,085,3142Paramount
7Just Friends$1,333,286270%2,464-41$541$23,908,0523New Line
8Pride & Prejudice (2005)$790,595106%1,3358$592$24,699,2785Focus
9Rent$680,562140%1,971-466$345$25,593,8323Sony / Columbia
10Chicken Little$532,654123%2,326-695$229$125,505,7436Disney