'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, Sep. 14 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Sep. 14 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Brave One$4,629,351--2,755--$1,680$4,629,3511Warner Bros.
2Mr. Woodcock$2,923,557--2,231--$1,310$2,923,5571New Line
33:10 to Yuma (2007)$2,745,935121%2,66715$1,030$22,145,9742Lionsgate
4Superbad$1,664,957129%2,910-159$572$107,800,6655Sony / Columbia
5Dragon Wars: D-War$1,602,724--2,277--$704$1,602,7241Freestyle
6Halloween (2007)$1,539,427157%3,051-424$505$47,792,1683MGM / Weinstein
7The Bourne Ultimatum$1,240,913175%2,611-399$475$213,283,3347Universal
8Balls of Fury$988,150161%2,758-323$358$26,526,9303Rogue
9Rush Hour 3$907,482182%2,208-482$411$130,750,0256New Line
10Shoot 'Em Up$815,31876%2,1080$387$8,576,6712New Line