'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, Nov. 17 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Nov. 17 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
2Bee Movie$6,586,01996%3,98440$1,653$89,512,8353Paramount / DreamWorks
3American Gangster$5,846,71051%3,11051$1,880$97,496,9863Universal
4Fred Claus$5,676,06876%3,6030$1,575$32,703,1402Warner Bros.
5Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium$4,328,60466%3,164--$1,368$6,931,3871Fox
6Dan in Real Life$1,968,20039%1,901-40$1,035$35,971,3434Disney
7Lions for Lambs$1,292,28950%2,2161$583$10,844,1772MGM / United Artists
8Saw IV$992,59138%2,097-807$473$61,230,7674Lionsgate
9The Game Plan$582,48884%1,374-787$424$87,096,0138Disney
10P2$377,79532%1,938-193$195$3,434,5372Summit Entertainment