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. 11 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Jun. 11 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Sum of All Fears$2,386,61811%3,21835$742$66,854,0662Paramount
2Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood$2,337,78414%2,507--$933$20,553,0801Warner Bros.
3Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones$1,654,44512%3,1610$523$258,242,5094Fox
4Bad Company (2002)$1,256,2203%2,944--$427$13,488,4751Disney
5Spider-Man$1,197,03411%3,235-411$370$372,701,3176Sony / Columbia
6Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron$1,138,47514%3,3620$339$55,785,3263DreamWorks
7Undercover Brother$857,5081%2,1692$395$25,324,9052Universal
8Insomnia (2002)$789,57717%2,458-152$321$53,482,1883Warner Bros.
9Enough$451,85011%2,388-235$189$34,672,6953Sony / Columbia
10About a Boy$364,71525%1,618-138$225$33,108,1584Universal