Grosses

'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.

Weekend Actuals (Domestic) Fri, Jun. 7 - Sun, Jun. 9

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Sum of All Fears$19,229,405-38%3,21835$5,976$62,315,6562Paramount
2Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood$16,167,412--2,507--$6,449$16,167,4121Warner Bros.
3Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones$14,011,524-33%3,1610$4,433$255,104,8464Fox
4Bad Company (2002)$11,008,211--2,944--$3,739$11,008,2111Disney
5Spider-Man$10,309,864-28%3,235-411$3,187$370,425,4606Sony / Columbia
6Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron$9,304,756-18%3,3620$2,768$53,650,5623DreamWorks
7Undercover Brother$7,301,940-39%2,1692$3,367$23,621,0712Universal
8Insomnia (2002)$6,122,935-38%2,458-152$2,491$52,018,6683Warner Bros.
9Enough$3,781,463-44%2,388-235$1,584$33,812,6833Sony / Columbia
10About a Boy$2,655,427-36%1,618-138$1,641$32,452,3064Universal