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.

Daily Domestic Gross Sat, May. 4 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, May. 4 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Spider-Man$43,622,70311%3,615--$12,067$83,029,2601Sony / Columbia
2The Scorpion King$3,933,18033%3,46516$1,135$72,094,6173Universal
3Changing Lanes$2,489,53347%2,6420$942$50,942,9094Paramount
4Murder by Numbers$1,630,41239%2,565-98$636$23,071,3063Warner Bros.
5The Rookie (2002)$1,464,15049%2,351-192$623$64,229,8846Disney
6Life or Something Like It$1,343,17910%2,6093$515$10,303,2872Fox
7Ice Age$1,102,22179%2,137-457$516$168,378,6238Fox
8Deuces Wild$1,003,262-2%1,480--$678$2,024,2511MGM
9Jason X$993,09629%1,8791$529$9,703,1052New Line
10Panic Room$967,90642%1,827-636$530$92,971,5016Sony / Columbia