'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 Fri, Jun. 14 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Jun. 14 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Scooby-Doo$19,204,845--3,447--$5,571$19,204,8451Warner Bros.
2The Bourne Identity$8,665,887--2,638--$3,285$8,665,8871Universal
4The Sum of All Fears$4,205,85097%3,23012$1,302$75,220,7473Paramount
5Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood$3,278,67744%2,5070$1,308$28,404,9422Warner Bros.
6Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones$2,409,99753%2,401-760$1,004$263,722,3905Fox
7Spider-Man$2,124,70078%2,702-533$786$377,144,0037Sony / Columbia
8Bad Company (2002)$1,924,14568%2,9440$654$17,636,1232Disney
9Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron$1,618,29325%3,3620$481$59,892,6654DreamWorks
10Undercover Brother$1,447,63171%1,832-337$790$28,378,5873Universal