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 Fri, May. 17 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, May. 17 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones$24,404,137-19%3,161--$7,720$54,545,6931Fox
2Spider-Man$11,837,646237%3,6150$3,275$252,374,9003Sony / Columbia
3Unfaithful$2,957,101170%2,6247$1,127$22,479,3152Fox
4About a Boy$2,613,298--1,207--$2,165$2,613,2981Universal
5The New Guy$2,062,710485%2,6870$768$12,890,7332Sony / Columbia
6Changing Lanes$822,700254%2,158-352$381$59,291,1626Paramount
7The Scorpion King$740,402215%2,555-664$290$83,021,5715Universal
8Murder by Numbers$463,462206%1,580-536$293$28,701,5015Warner Bros.
9The Rookie (2002)$462,480281%1,849-268$250$69,247,6878Disney
10Ice Age$193,825314%1,180-544$164$171,505,14410Fox