'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, Feb. 23 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Feb. 23 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Ghost Rider$5,895,274177%3,6201$1,629$64,856,8072Sony / Columbia
2The Number 23$5,697,972--2,759--$2,065$5,697,9721New Line
3Reno 911!: Miami$4,099,981--2,702--$1,517$4,099,9811Fox
4Bridge to Terabithia$3,485,268160%3,1390$1,110$36,132,0842Disney
5Norbit$2,850,298209%3,1457$906$67,786,2413Paramount / DreamWorks
6Music and Lyrics$2,582,118215%2,9550$874$26,646,6602Warner Bros.
8Tyler Perry's Daddy's Little Girls$1,384,621203%2,1110$656$21,701,8842Lionsgate
9The Astronaut Farmer$1,368,678--2,155--$635$1,368,6781Warner Bros.
10Because I Said So$900,664138%1,936-510$465$36,411,6164Universal