'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, May. 9 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, May. 9 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Spider-Man 3$6,717,302-16%4,252--$1,580$176,161,2941Sony / Columbia
2Disturbia$366,939-3%3,13285$117$61,115,1434Paramount / DreamWorks
3Fracture$346,679-1%2,365-78$147$27,750,7113New Line
5Hot Fuzz$246,8181%1,266-6$195$17,037,7403Rogue
6Lucky You$235,706-3%2,525--$93$3,406,1771Warner Bros.
7The Invisible$215,7950%2,0190$107$13,119,7702Disney
8Blades of Glory$175,9714%2,113-943$83$112,251,3626Paramount / DreamWorks
9Meet the Robinsons$145,85710%2,107-354$69$92,342,8616Disney
10The Condemned (2007)$140,919-4%2,3100$61$6,625,5782Lionsgate