'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. 12 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Jun. 12 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood$2,290,539-2%2,507--$914$22,843,6191Warner Bros.
2The Sum of All Fears$2,022,184-15%3,21835$628$68,876,2502Paramount
3Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones$1,495,299-10%3,1610$473$259,737,8084Fox
4Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron$1,195,7945%3,3620$356$56,981,1203DreamWorks
5Spider-Man$1,126,523-6%2,325-1321$485$373,827,8406Sony / Columbia
6Bad Company (2002)$1,079,824-14%2,944--$367$14,568,2991Disney
7Undercover Brother$759,454-11%2,1692$350$26,084,3592Universal
8Insomnia (2002)$702,518-11%2,458-152$286$54,184,7063Warner Bros.
9About a Boy$347,252-5%1,618-138$215$33,455,4104Universal
10Enough$290,077-36%2,388-235$121$34,962,7723Sony / Columbia