'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 Sun, Nov. 30 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Nov. 30 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Four Christmases$5,782,546-53%3,310--$1,747$46,054,7061Warner Bros. / New Line
3Twilight (2008)$5,209,149-49%3,4256$1,521$119,705,6452Summit
4Quantum of Solace$3,303,954-55%3,50143$944$141,419,3783Sony / Columbia
6Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa$3,013,055-46%3,709-298$812$159,066,0084Paramount / DreamWorks
7Transporter 3$2,531,383-46%2,626--$964$18,230,5661Lionsgate
8Role Models$987,785-53%2,195-538$450$57,779,5354Universal
10High School Musical 3: Senior Year$234,698-43%1,385-976$169$88,748,0356Disney