'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, Dec. 12 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Dec. 12 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Golden Compass$1,452,627-13%3,528--$412$30,660,0051New Line
3No Country for Old Men$461,051-3%1,324329$348$30,133,3375Miramax
5The Perfect Holiday$383,044--1,306--$293$383,0440Yari Film Group
7August Rush$292,482-3%2,3100$127$26,001,3423Warner Bros.
8Fred Claus$284,254-6%3,185-235$89$66,386,1795Warner Bros.
9Awake$279,911-5%2,02321$138$11,607,0592MGM / Weinstein
10This Christmas$246,243-9%1,87921$131$43,506,5133Sony / Screen Gems