'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. 23 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Dec. 23 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1National Treasure: Book of Secrets$12,699,258-17%3,832--$3,314$44,783,4111Disney
2I Am Legend$10,193,407-18%3,62014$2,816$136,769,6692Warner Bros.
3Alvin and the Chipmunks$8,853,561-19%3,49924$2,530$84,043,8002Fox
4Charlie Wilson's War$3,167,990-14%2,575--$1,230$9,657,3591Universal
5Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street$2,582,078-11%1,249--$2,067$9,301,2011Paramount / DreamWorks
6P.S. I Love You$1,928,332-11%2,454--$786$6,480,5541Warner Bros.
7The Golden Compass$1,630,860-4%2,953-575$552$49,002,1783New Line
9Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story$1,300,007-6%2,650--$491$4,173,2731Sony / Columbia
10No Country for Old Men$685,782-2%1,222-126$561$36,909,8177Miramax