'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, Feb. 3 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Feb. 3 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Eye (2008)$1,796,381-68%2,436--$737$12,424,6951Lionsgate
227 Dresses$1,585,819-62%2,976-98$533$57,244,5953Fox
4Meet the Spartans$1,226,818-67%2,64338$464$28,542,5122Fox
5Juno$1,217,938-66%2,47549$492$109,830,2866Fox Searchlight
6The Bucket List$1,036,528-72%2,9150$356$67,549,2474Warner Bros.
8Untraceable$790,508-70%2,3680$334$19,129,0212Sony / Screen Gems
9There Will Be Blood$758,242-70%1,507622$503$21,038,7086Paramount Vantage
10Alvin and the Chipmunks$756,117-49%1,958-472$386$207,618,9668Fox