'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. 17 2007

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#TitleSun, Jun. 17 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer$16,413,653-16%3,959--$4,146$58,052,0901Fox
2Ocean's Thirteen$6,003,898-22%3,5650$1,684$70,432,6692Warner Bros.
3Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End$4,018,899-22%3,329-673$1,207$274,145,9644Disney
4Knocked Up$3,880,178-32%2,90731$1,335$90,017,3963Universal
5Surf's Up$2,855,430-19%3,5313$809$34,623,1232Sony / Columbia
6Shrek the Third$2,809,006-20%3,505-420$801$297,247,2515Paramount / DreamWorks
7Nancy Drew$1,511,146-40%2,612--$579$6,830,1731Warner Bros.
8Mr. Brooks$929,960-21%1,923-530$484$23,525,4863MGM
9Hostel Part II$906,066-20%2,3500$386$14,208,8072Lionsgate
10Spider-Man 3$818,511-18%1,822-748$449$330,017,8767Sony / Columbia