'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, Apr. 20 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Apr. 20 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Disturbia$4,777,395311%3,01590$1,585$31,969,5952Paramount / DreamWorks
2Fracture$3,677,336--2,443--$1,505$3,677,3361New Line
3Vacancy$2,801,520--2,551--$1,098$2,801,5201Sony / Screen Gems
4Blades of Glory$2,501,999228%3,459-8$723$95,776,8264Paramount / DreamWorks
5In the Land of Women$1,879,217--2,155--$872$1,879,2171Warner Bros.
6Meet the Robinsons$1,862,489194%3,003-235$620$76,989,9344Disney
7Are We Done Yet?$1,342,621251%2,94467$456$35,732,4633Sony / Columbia
8Perfect Stranger$1,254,759105%2,6610$472$15,223,5832Sony / Columbia
9Wild Hogs$836,907215%2,001-428$418$154,176,3738Disney
10300$642,83496%1,508-632$426$203,037,3627Warner Bros.