'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 Thu, May. 30 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, May. 30 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones$3,272,5212%3,1610$1,035$211,320,1982Fox
2Spider-Man$2,004,7148%3,876261$517$339,505,3094Sony / Columbia
3Insomnia (2002)$1,822,3931%2,610--$698$31,667,4101Warner Bros.
4Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron$1,459,1766%3,317--$440$27,447,4371DreamWorks
5Enough$993,2520%2,623--$379$20,340,4191Sony / Columbia
6About a Boy$681,3257%1,749542$390$23,721,5832Universal
8The New Guy$346,4817%2,374-313$146$25,404,8513Sony / Columbia
9Changing Lanes$129,77611%1,258-900$103$64,700,8447Paramount
10The Scorpion King$114,707-6%1,524-1031$75$88,282,2106Universal