'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, Nov. 24 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Nov. 24 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Happy Feet$15,322,741149%3,8040$4,028$77,543,3482Warner Bros.
2Casino Royale (2006)$12,934,23872%3,4439$3,757$76,202,8712Sony / Columbia
3Deja Vu (2006)$8,240,49382%3,108--$2,651$16,315,4451Disney
4Deck the Halls$5,001,83973%3,205--$1,561$9,917,8341Fox
5Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan$4,396,03072%2,552-59$1,723$103,228,3874Fox
6The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause$4,040,62094%3,043-316$1,328$61,183,2034Disney
7Stranger Than Fiction$2,453,42688%2,258-12$1,087$29,229,8483Sony / Columbia
8Flushed Away$2,299,325190%2,621-686$877$53,806,7974Paramount / DreamWorks
9Bobby$1,898,60764%1,6671665$1,139$3,142,5522MGM / Weinstein
10The Fountain$1,495,82573%1,472--$1,016$3,184,6291Warner Bros.