'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 Wed, Feb. 27 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Feb. 27 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Vantage Point$1,242,183-7%3,149--$394$26,795,6521Sony / Columbia
3The Spiderwick Chronicles$580,3217%3,8470$151$45,770,5472Paramount
4Fool's Gold$419,481-1%3,075-50$136$53,948,7803Warner Bros.
5Step Up 2 the Streets$387,942-6%2,48010$156$42,472,9972Disney
6Definitely, Maybe$378,3063%2,22016$170$22,891,0412Universal
7Juno$345,3352%1,727-138$200$131,453,0919Fox Searchlight
8No Country for Old Men$310,318-6%1,101176$282$63,830,48716Miramax
9There Will Be Blood$227,293-3%1,402-8$162$35,812,6629Paramount Vantage
10The Bucket List$224,58317%1,902-405$118$85,709,4177Warner Bros.