'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 Sun, Jun. 2 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Jun. 2 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Sum of All Fears$7,819,776-41%3,183--$2,457$31,179,0601Paramount
2Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones$6,488,252-29%3,1610$2,053$232,323,6193Fox
3Spider-Man$4,175,634-35%3,646-230$1,145$353,822,6775Sony / Columbia
4Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron$3,869,455-17%3,36245$1,151$38,749,4672DreamWorks
5Undercover Brother$3,185,602-39%2,167--$1,470$12,037,6911Universal
6Insomnia (2002)$2,648,766-41%2,6100$1,015$41,613,0782Warner Bros.
7Enough$1,792,986-39%2,6230$684$27,149,2232Sony / Columbia
8About a Boy$1,062,239-43%1,7567$605$27,847,7513Universal
10The New Guy$375,081-38%1,676-698$224$26,819,7704Sony / Columbia