'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 Mon, Dec. 8 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Dec. 8 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Four Christmases$1,228,978-70%3,33525$369$70,647,7642Warner Bros. / New Line
2Twilight (2008)$935,031-70%3,620195$258$139,336,7433Summit
5Quantum of Solace$528,060-68%3,423-78$154$152,148,5354Sony / Columbia
6Punisher: War Zone$386,998-66%2,508--$154$4,659,2551Lionsgate
7Transporter 3$378,678-70%2,6260$144$25,928,6102Lionsgate
8Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa$323,644-78%3,317-392$98$165,975,8565Paramount / DreamWorks
9Role Models$237,078-62%1,907-288$124$61,853,7535Universal