'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 Mon, Dec. 25 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Dec. 25 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Night at the Museum$11,778,528106%3,688--$3,194$42,213,3781Fox
2The Pursuit of Happyness$7,736,284148%2,86311$2,702$60,838,2982Sony / Columbia
3Rocky Balboa$4,845,186143%3,017--$1,606$26,697,3401MGM
4The Good Shepherd$4,230,72299%2,215--$1,910$14,141,6331Universal
5Black Christmas (2006)$3,307,674--1,278--$2,588$3,307,6740MGM / Weinstein
6We Are Marshall$2,468,908168%2,606--$947$8,584,0971Warner Bros.
8The Holiday$2,016,998124%2,63521$765$36,950,0893Sony / Columbia
9Charlotte's Web (2006)$2,001,15549%3,728162$537$28,378,5272Paramount
10Blood Diamond$1,649,417130%1,92010$859$26,776,1633Warner Bros.