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, Jun. 4 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Jun. 4 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Sum of All Fears$3,153,830-6%3,183--$991$37,694,8741Paramount
2Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones$2,278,8023%3,1610$721$236,817,5393Fox
3Spider-Man$1,652,17310%3,646-230$453$356,982,6715Sony / Columbia
4Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron$1,366,70315%3,36245$407$41,302,9462DreamWorks
5Insomnia (2002)$1,142,1676%2,6100$438$43,832,3272Warner Bros.
6Undercover Brother$1,127,572-2%2,167--$520$14,313,1591Universal
7Enough$801,11315%2,6230$305$28,644,8922Sony / Columbia
8About a Boy$534,86224%1,7567$305$28,812,5873Universal
9Unfaithful$393,38316%1,701-700$231$46,407,1554Fox
10The New Guy$185,58610%1,676-698$111$27,174,1294Sony / Columbia