'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 Tue, Oct. 16 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Oct. 16 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Tyler Perry's Why Did I Get Married?$1,408,050-18%2,011--$700$24,477,9681Lionsgate
2We Own the Night$952,9586%2,362--$403$12,675,2241Sony / Columbia
3Michael Clayton$904,88413%2,5112496$360$13,157,1512Warner Bros.
4The Heartbreak Kid$618,7757%3,2334$191$27,049,5702Paramount / DreamWorks
5Elizabeth: The Golden Age$509,3982%2,001--$255$7,165,2241Universal
6The Game Plan$445,377-16%3,12823$142$59,953,7403Disney
7The Kingdom$410,3943%2,83634$145$40,805,1273Universal
8Resident Evil: Extinction$221,709-5%2,249-599$99$48,518,5174Sony / Screen Gems
9Good Luck Chuck$193,0042%1,951-525$99$33,139,9984Lionsgate
103:10 to Yuma (2007)$174,3649%1,820-742$96$51,870,6386Lionsgate