'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. 30 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Dec. 30 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1National Treasure: Book of Secrets$10,738,097-15%3,8320$2,802$124,076,2212Disney
2I Am Legend$8,244,105-17%3,63616$2,267$194,490,3613Warner Bros.
3Alvin and the Chipmunks$8,223,183-22%3,484-15$2,360$141,400,8723Fox
4Charlie Wilson's War$3,708,027-15%2,5750$1,440$34,750,3812Universal
5Juno$3,609,316-2%1,019715$3,542$26,017,6811Fox Searchlight
6Aliens vs. Predator - Requiem$3,110,050-13%2,611--$1,191$26,888,5171Fox
7P.S. I Love You$2,983,272-9%2,46410$1,211$23,587,1332Warner Bros.
8The Water Horse: Legend of the Deep$2,749,081-16%2,772--$992$16,796,2461Sony / Columbia
9Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street$2,702,592-5%1,2490$2,164$26,915,4192Paramount / DreamWorks