'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, Dec. 1 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Dec. 1 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
2This Christmas$3,786,85257%1,8580$2,038$34,684,7112Sony / Screen Gems
4Fred Claus$2,444,22452%3,420-183$715$58,332,5544Warner Bros.
6Awake$2,265,3942%2,002--$1,132$4,495,5651MGM / Weinstein
7Bee Movie$2,084,62485%3,150-357$662$116,377,9035Paramount / DreamWorks
8August Rush$2,077,44318%2,3100$899$19,049,6982Warner Bros.
9The Mist$2,062,60752%2,4230$851$18,433,0532MGM / Weinstein
10American Gangster$1,889,04241%2,699-100$700$120,681,0635Universal