'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 Sat, Nov. 29 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Nov. 29 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Four Christmases$12,194,002-7%3,310--$3,684$40,272,1601Warner Bros. / New Line
2Twilight (2008)$10,260,741-6%3,4256$2,996$114,496,4962Summit
4Quantum of Solace$7,324,784-11%3,50143$2,092$138,115,4243Sony / Columbia
6Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa$5,533,643-2%3,709-298$1,492$156,052,9534Paramount / DreamWorks
7Transporter 3$4,696,135-3%2,626--$1,788$15,699,1831Lionsgate
8Role Models$2,096,655-1%2,195-538$955$56,791,7504Universal
10High School Musical 3: Senior Year$410,092-2%1,385-976$296$88,513,3376Disney