'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, Jan. 13 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Jan. 13 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Bucket List$4,735,274-43%2,9112895$1,627$20,816,7901Warner Bros.
2First Sunday$3,883,955-49%2,213--$1,755$17,715,1071Sony / Screen Gems
3Juno$3,193,433-45%2,448523$1,305$70,863,3003Fox Searchlight
4Alvin and the Chipmunks$2,933,362-33%3,384-78$867$187,938,6155Fox
5National Treasure: Book of Secrets$2,862,948-45%3,377-385$848$187,116,8604Disney
6I Am Legend$1,941,599-47%3,353-295$579$240,284,1055Warner Bros.
7The Pirates Who Don't Do Anything$1,189,770-39%1,337--$890$4,250,8991Universal
8One Missed Call$1,146,226-58%2,2400$512$20,493,9022Warner Bros.
9P.S. I Love You$1,120,325-46%2,323-148$482$46,831,8294Warner Bros.
10The Water Horse: Legend of the Deep$1,057,607-32%2,506-271$422$35,203,3753Sony / Columbia