'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 Wed, Nov. 28 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Nov. 28 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
4The Mist$502,175-13%2,4230$207$14,543,1721MGM / Weinstein
5August Rush$479,930-5%2,31030$208$14,713,8571Warner Bros.
6American Gangster$475,751-6%2,799-15$170$117,036,4214Universal
7This Christmas$470,185-15%1,85856$253$28,009,7641Sony / Screen Gems
8Fred Claus$334,663-4%3,6030$93$53,946,5643Warner Bros.
9Bee Movie$296,230-4%3,5070$84$112,875,1924Paramount / DreamWorks
10Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium$204,3690%3,1681$65$22,851,9582Fox