'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, Aug. 19 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Aug. 19 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Superbad$10,267,196-2%2,948--$3,483$33,052,1171Sony / Columbia
2Rush Hour 3$6,078,675-31%3,7780$1,609$87,681,5402New Line
3The Bourne Ultimatum$5,940,560-27%3,70115$1,605$164,695,4133Universal
4The Simpsons Movie$2,200,147-19%3,162-390$696$165,271,8014Fox
6The Invasion$1,650,798-26%2,776--$595$5,953,2531Warner Bros.
7Hairspray (2007)$1,477,974-19%2,389-416$619$100,820,6065New Line
8Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix$1,283,322-12%1,955-630$656$278,765,0236Warner Bros.
10I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry$1,027,665-31%2,258-541$455$110,487,8505Universal