'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, Nov. 14 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Nov. 14 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Quantum of Solace$27,007,175--3,451--$7,826$27,007,1751Sony / Columbia
2Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa$8,149,423320%4,0659$2,005$90,037,2982Paramount / DreamWorks
3Role Models$3,791,050198%2,7986$1,355$30,216,6332Universal
4High School Musical 3: Senior Year$1,336,284425%3,202-262$417$79,846,3634Disney
6Zack and Miri Make a Porno$1,084,979134%2,210-525$491$24,402,1813The Weinstein Company
7Soul Men$697,146161%2,0484$340$7,718,5832MGM / Weinstein
8The Secret Life of Bees$664,902156%1,449-32$459$31,954,7255Fox Searchlight
9Saw V$581,578127%2,002-827$290$54,192,8614Lionsgate
10The Haunting of Molly Hartley$504,944221%1,587-989$318$11,552,2543Freestyle