'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 Wed, Apr. 11 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Apr. 11 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Blades of Glory$1,762,942-7%3,41038$517$74,365,3872Paramount / DreamWorks
2Meet the Robinsons$1,704,6350%3,43522$496$58,230,0852Disney
3Are We Done Yet?$1,052,756-10%2,8770$366$22,790,0321Sony / Columbia
4Grindhouse$827,587-16%2,624--$315$14,676,0631Weinstein / Dimension
5The Reaping$703,339-9%2,603--$270$14,467,0031Warner Bros.
6300$687,045-6%2,674-330$257$195,802,0765Warner Bros.
7Wild Hogs$545,735-1%2,825-120$193$147,058,1786Disney
9Firehouse Dog$446,6140%2,860294$156$6,720,9451Fox
10TMNT$394,983-9%2,811-309$141$48,161,6703Warner Bros.