'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 Sun, Dec. 9 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Dec. 9 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Golden Compass$6,834,917-33%3,528--$1,937$25,785,0841New Line
4Fred Claus$1,192,016-45%3,185-235$374$65,539,9675Warner Bros.
5This Christmas$1,139,734-52%1,87921$607$42,721,6613Sony / Screen Gems
6No Country for Old Men$1,073,620-40%1,324329$811$28,761,6035Miramax
8Awake$820,666-41%2,02321$406$10,743,8522MGM / Weinstein
9August Rush$818,584-47%2,3100$354$25,135,1383Warner Bros.
10Bee Movie$752,144-39%2,707-443$278$121,018,1186Paramount / DreamWorks