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. 21 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, May. 21 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones$7,502,921-30%3,161--$2,374$128,331,4041Fox
2Spider-Man$2,783,825-35%3,6150$770$292,665,8183Sony / Columbia
3Unfaithful$1,001,372-8%2,6247$382$31,627,6042Fox
4About a Boy$820,936-16%1,207--$680$10,361,7621Universal
5The New Guy$372,690-25%2,6870$139$18,176,2092Sony / Columbia
6Changing Lanes$235,399-13%2,158-352$109$61,995,2016Paramount
7The Scorpion King$217,820-14%2,555-664$85$85,664,8425Universal
8Murder by Numbers$143,008-12%1,580-536$91$30,217,2625Warner Bros.
9The Rookie (2002)$116,1172%1,849-268$63$70,743,0898Disney
10Ice Age$52,557-53%1,184-540$44$172,533,15810Fox