'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 Thu, May. 31 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, May. 31 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End$6,102,232-5%4,3621262$1,399$173,340,0821Disney
2Shrek the Third$3,480,6281%4,17250$834$227,908,9902Paramount / DreamWorks
3Spider-Man 3$1,011,9745%3,723-601$272$310,761,6054Sony / Columbia
428 Weeks Later$326,3663%2,013-292$162$25,377,0573Fox Atomic
5Bug (2007)$259,067-5%1,661--$156$4,872,7041Lionsgate
6Georgia Rule$227,357-1%1,904-627$119$17,526,4423Universal
7Disturbia$226,2935%1,632-915$139$75,589,7027Paramount / DreamWorks