'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, Aug. 18 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Aug. 18 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Superbad$10,448,325-15%2,948--$3,544$22,784,9211Sony / Columbia
2Rush Hour 3$8,750,46534%3,7780$2,316$81,602,8652New Line
3The Bourne Ultimatum$8,179,55242%3,70115$2,210$158,754,8533Universal
4The Simpsons Movie$2,705,01441%3,162-390$855$163,071,6544Fox
6The Invasion$2,225,6737%2,776--$802$4,302,4551Warner Bros.
7Hairspray (2007)$1,825,84552%2,389-416$764$99,342,6325New Line
9I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry$1,490,69138%2,258-541$660$109,460,1855Universal
10Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix$1,454,28358%1,955-630$744$277,481,7016Warner Bros.