'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. 21 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Sep. 21 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Resident Evil: Extinction$9,614,187--2,828--$3,400$9,614,1871Sony / Screen Gems
2Good Luck Chuck$5,137,116--2,612--$1,967$5,137,1161Lionsgate
3The Brave One$2,205,225129%2,7550$800$19,895,7992Warner Bros.
4Eastern Promises$1,867,5852905%1,4041389$1,330$2,669,6842Focus
53:10 to Yuma (2007)$1,814,300130%2,902235$625$33,376,6233Lionsgate
6Sydney White$1,766,352--2,104--$840$1,766,3521Universal
7Mr. Woodcock$1,558,773231%2,2376$697$12,286,3782New Line
8Superbad$998,573119%2,305-605$433$114,069,7576Sony / Columbia
9The Bourne Ultimatum$863,319176%2,009-602$430$218,233,1108Universal
10Halloween (2007)$661,376111%2,338-713$283$53,082,5324MGM / Weinstein