'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 Tue, Feb. 26 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Feb. 26 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Vantage Point$1,334,613-1%3,149--$424$25,553,4691Sony / Columbia
3The Spiderwick Chronicles$542,338-5%3,8470$141$45,190,2262Paramount
4Fool's Gold$423,3909%3,075-50$138$53,529,2993Warner Bros.
5Step Up 2 the Streets$414,594-4%2,48010$167$42,085,0552Disney
6Definitely, Maybe$365,84310%2,22016$165$22,512,7352Universal
7Juno$338,0612%1,727-138$196$131,107,7569Fox Searchlight
8No Country for Old Men$330,271-7%1,101176$300$63,520,16916Miramax
9There Will Be Blood$233,563-3%1,402-8$167$35,585,3699Paramount Vantage
10Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins$196,153-13%1,873-514$105$36,086,7803Universal