'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 Mon, Nov. 26 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Nov. 26 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
4This Christmas$644,113-80%1,858--$347$26,986,0651Sony / Screen Gems
5The Mist$604,495-69%2,423--$249$13,466,0251MGM / Weinstein
6American Gangster$503,166-72%2,799-311$180$116,056,0464Universal
7August Rush$483,946-75%2,310--$210$13,726,7291Warner Bros.
8Bee Movie$411,154-83%3,507-477$117$112,270,4824Paramount / DreamWorks
9Fred Claus$394,833-81%3,6030$110$53,264,9223Warner Bros.
10Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium$263,680-84%3,1684$83$22,442,8482Fox