'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 Tue, Jun. 12 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Jun. 12 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Ocean's Thirteen$3,769,873-9%3,565--$1,057$44,059,5961Warner Bros.
2Knocked Up$2,558,534-5%2,8765$890$71,114,7352Universal
3Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End$2,076,956-4%4,002-360$519$257,687,3343Disney
4Surf's Up$1,927,1184%3,528--$546$21,422,5881Sony / Columbia
5Shrek the Third$1,686,1803%3,925-184$430$284,784,4534Paramount / DreamWorks
6Hostel Part II$780,126-14%2,350--$332$9,896,7561Lionsgate
7Mr. Brooks$510,133-1%2,4530$208$19,621,5612MGM
8Spider-Man 3$473,7671%2,570-832$184$326,524,9776Sony / Columbia