'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 Thu, Dec. 13 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Dec. 13 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Golden Compass$1,287,973-11%3,528--$365$31,947,9781New Line
3No Country for Old Men$448,567-3%1,324329$339$30,581,9045Miramax
6August Rush$281,213-4%2,3100$122$26,282,5553Warner Bros.
7Fred Claus$276,131-3%3,185-235$87$66,662,3105Warner Bros.
8Awake$262,425-6%2,02321$130$11,869,4842MGM / Weinstein
9The Perfect Holiday$262,053-32%1,306--$201$645,0970Yari Film Group
10This Christmas$236,406-4%1,87921$126$43,742,9193Sony / Screen Gems