'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 Sat, Jul. 28 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Jul. 28 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Simpsons Movie$23,799,764-23%3,922--$6,068$54,558,7441Fox
2I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry$7,299,88018%3,5016$2,085$66,045,8782Universal
3Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix$7,073,29340%4,005-280$1,766$236,844,7003Warner Bros.
4Hairspray (2007)$6,072,72417%3,1210$1,946$55,029,7862New Line
5Transformers$4,667,51341%3,349-413$1,394$281,003,1424Paramount / DreamWorks
6No Reservations$4,498,47713%2,425--$1,855$8,496,0561Warner Bros.
8Live Free or Die Hard$2,336,16342%2,271-456$1,029$123,757,5895Fox
9I Know Who Killed Me$1,186,109-11%1,320--$899$2,513,7591Sony / Columbia
10Who's Your Caddy?$1,105,67316%1,019--$1,085$2,058,6331MGM / Weinstein