'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 Tue, Dec. 9 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Dec. 9 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Four Christmases$1,366,45511%3,33525$410$72,014,2192Warner Bros. / New Line
2Twilight (2008)$925,916-1%3,620195$256$140,262,6593Summit
4Quantum of Solace$572,8548%3,423-78$167$152,721,3894Sony / Columbia
6Transporter 3$386,5282%2,6260$147$26,315,1382Lionsgate
7Punisher: War Zone$358,649-7%2,508--$143$5,017,9041Lionsgate
8Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa$255,486-21%3,317-392$77$166,231,3425Paramount / DreamWorks
9Role Models$239,0441%1,907-288$125$62,092,7975Universal