'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 Fri, Jun. 22 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Jun. 22 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Evan Almighty$11,406,270--3,604--$3,165$11,406,2701Universal
21408$7,647,477--2,678--$2,856$7,647,4771MGM / Weinstein
3Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer$6,263,32559%3,9634$1,580$83,717,7202Fox
4Ocean's Thirteen$3,521,22862%3,450-115$1,021$83,193,1513Warner Bros.
5Knocked Up$3,450,46076%2,97568$1,160$101,797,3574Universal
6Surf's Up$2,107,04740%3,309-222$637$42,716,9993Sony / Columbia
7Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End$2,073,33654%2,802-527$740$281,873,7455Disney
8Shrek the Third$1,751,10047%2,822-683$621$303,908,3236Paramount / DreamWorks
9Nancy Drew$1,536,87232%2,6120$588$13,223,0202Warner Bros.
10A Mighty Heart$1,207,977--1,355--$891$1,207,9771Paramount Vantage