'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, Sep. 22 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Sep. 22 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Resident Evil: Extinction$8,664,245-10%2,828--$3,064$18,278,4321Sony / Screen Gems
2Good Luck Chuck$5,308,5723%2,612--$2,032$10,445,6881Lionsgate
3The Brave One$3,326,32051%2,7550$1,207$23,222,1192Warner Bros.
43:10 to Yuma (2007)$2,823,23856%2,902235$973$36,199,8613Lionsgate
5Eastern Promises$2,344,37726%1,4041389$1,670$5,014,0612Focus
6Sydney White$2,324,19732%2,104--$1,105$4,090,5491Universal
7Mr. Woodcock$2,268,31046%2,2376$1,014$14,554,6882New Line
8The Bourne Ultimatum$1,405,92663%2,009-602$700$219,639,0368Universal
9Superbad$1,368,87637%2,305-605$594$115,438,6336Sony / Columbia
10Dragon Wars: D-War$1,208,66197%2,246-31$538$7,888,2132Freestyle