'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, Jan. 5 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Jan. 5 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Night at the Museum$7,106,535108%3,730-38$1,905$147,207,6063Fox
2The Pursuit of Happyness$4,143,162118%3,027157$1,369$115,296,8844Sony / Columbia
3Children of Men$3,572,1683337%1,2091193$2,955$5,179,3681Universal
4Freedom Writers$3,402,096--1,360--$2,502$3,402,0961Paramount
5Happily N'Ever After$2,114,389--2,381--$888$2,114,3891Lionsgate
6The Good Shepherd$2,013,32993%2,25032$895$43,910,2243Universal
7Rocky Balboa$1,938,70597%3,018-1$642$56,565,4083MGM
8Charlotte's Web (2006)$1,869,51547%3,303-442$566$62,236,4854Paramount
9We Are Marshall$1,696,844110%2,502-104$678$30,888,8263Warner Bros.
10Code Name: The Cleaner$1,464,250--1,736--$843$1,464,2501New Line