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 Wed, Jun. 5 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Jun. 5 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Sum of All Fears$2,671,646-15%3,183--$839$40,366,5201Paramount
2Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones$2,104,656-8%3,1610$666$238,922,1953Fox
3Spider-Man$1,521,163-8%3,646-230$417$358,503,8345Sony / Columbia
4Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron$1,469,4898%3,36245$437$42,772,4352DreamWorks
5Insomnia (2002)$1,038,477-9%2,6100$398$44,870,8042Warner Bros.
6Undercover Brother$965,967-14%2,167--$446$15,279,1261Universal
7Enough$682,994-15%2,6230$260$29,327,8862Sony / Columbia
8About a Boy$501,036-6%1,7567$285$29,313,6233Universal
9Unfaithful$371,897-5%1,701-700$219$46,779,0524Fox
10The New Guy$183,458-1%1,676-698$109$27,357,5874Sony / Columbia