'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 Thu, Aug. 30 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Aug. 30 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Superbad$1,734,821-8%2,9480$588$76,835,3512Sony / Columbia
2Balls of Fury$1,270,518-25%2,810--$452$2,962,3050Rogue
3The Bourne Ultimatum$997,8762%3,561-140$280$189,422,0804Universal
4Rush Hour 3$747,726-3%3,408-370$219$111,867,7003New Line
5Mr. Bean's Holiday$668,639-4%1,714--$390$13,002,2621Universal
6The Nanny Diaries$603,149-4%2,629--$229$10,151,0451MGM / Weinstein
9Hairspray (2007)$365,9930%2,016-373$182$108,805,4516New Line
10The Simpsons Movie$328,241-6%2,451-711$134$174,896,5285Fox