'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. 28 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Nov. 28 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Twilight Saga: New Moon$16,523,860-7%4,04218$4,088$222,311,5632Summit
2The Blind Side$15,872,382-2%3,14030$5,055$92,186,7142Warner Bros.
32012$7,027,1621%3,44436$2,040$134,761,3923Sony / Columbia
4Old Dogs$6,682,822-3%3,425--$1,951$20,912,5781Disney
5Disney's A Christmas Carol$6,169,526-5%3,013-565$2,048$101,804,9654Disney
6Ninja Assassin$4,869,558-14%2,503--$1,945$18,386,7481Warner Bros.
7Planet 51$3,950,193-4%3,0350$1,302$26,320,9162Sony / TriStar
8Fantastic Mr. Fox$2,561,345-14%2,0332029$1,260$8,595,0333Fox
9The Men Who Stare at Goats$600,970-5%1,119-937$537$30,252,2824Overture