'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 Fri, Dec. 7 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Dec. 7 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Golden Compass$8,723,529--3,528--$2,473$8,723,5291New Line
3This Christmas$1,455,144348%1,87921$774$39,215,5593Sony / Screen Gems
5No Country for Old Men$1,264,993184%1,324329$955$25,907,2455Miramax
6Fred Claus$1,262,704312%3,185-235$396$62,194,4045Warner Bros.
7August Rush$1,143,872216%2,3100$495$22,768,4663Warner Bros.
8Awake$1,124,774202%2,02321$556$8,540,4812MGM / Weinstein
10The Mist$788,407158%2,336-87$338$21,637,1073MGM / Weinstein