'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 Sun, Jun. 10 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Jun. 10 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Ocean's Thirteen$9,040,913-35%3,565--$2,536$36,133,9071Warner Bros.
2Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End$6,041,804-32%4,002-360$1,510$253,441,3283Disney
3Knocked Up$5,608,449-28%2,8765$1,950$65,866,4482Universal
4Surf's Up$4,999,462-27%3,528--$1,417$17,639,1901Sony / Columbia
5Shrek the Third$4,411,444-32%3,925-184$1,124$281,462,7734Paramount / DreamWorks
6Hostel Part II$2,007,764-29%2,350--$854$8,204,9851Lionsgate
7Mr. Brooks$1,397,839-32%2,4530$570$18,595,4722MGM
8Spider-Man 3$1,180,073-37%2,570-832$459$325,581,1916Sony / Columbia