'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 Wed, May. 29 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, May. 29 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones$3,196,542-10%3,1610$1,011$208,047,6772Fox
2Spider-Man$1,851,288-8%3,876261$478$337,500,5954Sony / Columbia
3Insomnia (2002)$1,804,066-9%2,610--$691$29,845,0171Warner Bros.
4Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron$1,371,938-2%3,317--$414$25,988,2611DreamWorks
5Enough$988,822-14%2,623--$377$19,347,1671Sony / Columbia
6About a Boy$638,856-1%1,749542$365$23,040,2582Universal
8The New Guy$325,154-5%2,374-313$137$25,058,3703Sony / Columbia
9The Scorpion King$121,882-6%1,524-1031$80$88,167,5036Universal
10Changing Lanes$116,826-1%1,258-900$93$64,571,0687Paramount