'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 Sun, Oct. 21 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Oct. 21 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
130 Days of Night$3,820,158-35%2,855--$1,338$15,951,7631Sony / Columbia
2Tyler Perry's Why Did I Get Married?$3,011,743-47%2,03423$1,481$38,950,4022Lionsgate
3The Game Plan$1,940,342-49%3,301173$588$69,206,1014Disney
4Michael Clayton$1,451,437-51%2,58574$561$21,563,0013Warner Bros.
5We Own the Night$1,341,937-41%2,3620$568$19,706,4672Sony / Columbia
6Gone Baby Gone$1,266,729-45%1,713--$739$5,502,5661Miramax
7The Comebacks$1,080,943-54%2,812--$384$5,555,6101Fox Atomic
8Rendition$968,692-42%2,250--$431$4,061,0451New Line
9The Heartbreak Kid$928,940-43%2,782-451$334$32,026,2133Paramount / DreamWorks
10Elizabeth: The Golden Age$813,209-39%2,0065$405$11,225,6912Universal