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 Tue, May. 7 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, May. 7 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Spider-Man$9,961,930-10%3,615--$2,756$135,840,6581Sony / Columbia
2The Scorpion King$466,7784%3,46617$135$75,178,2203Universal
3Changing Lanes$370,0498%2,6420$140$52,805,9984Paramount
4Murder by Numbers$314,36121%2,565-98$123$24,466,7323Warner Bros.
5Life or Something Like It$244,10722%2,6071$94$11,367,5872Fox
6Deuces Wild$242,225-5%1,480--$164$3,203,3591MGM
7The Rookie (2002)$169,0900%2,351-192$72$65,238,9116Disney
8Panic Room$165,44813%1,827-636$91$93,725,7986Sony / Columbia
9Jason X$136,574-6%1,8791$73$10,525,8962New Line
10High Crimes$124,93013%1,451-603$86$37,918,0055Fox