'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 Fri, Apr. 11 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Apr. 11 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Prom Night (2008)$9,524,560--2,700--$3,528$9,524,5601Sony / Screen Gems
2Street Kings$4,380,270--2,467--$1,776$4,380,2701Fox Searchlight
321$3,311,947202%2,73683$1,211$54,580,9743Sony / Columbia
4Nim's Island$2,378,757223%3,5185$676$18,657,4102Fox
6Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who!$1,558,250139%3,209-362$486$135,182,2305Fox
7Smart People$1,299,570--1,106--$1,175$1,299,5701Miramax
8The Ruins$1,040,728115%2,8142$370$11,205,6352Paramount / DreamWorks
9Superhero Movie$965,588240%2,526-439$382$19,056,2503MGM / Weinstein
10Drillbit Taylor$662,689185%2,205-502$301$27,053,0014Paramount