'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. 21 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Jun. 21 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Lilo & Stitch$12,335,688--3,191--$3,866$12,335,6881Disney
2Minority Report$11,663,488--3,001--$3,887$11,663,4881Fox
3Scooby-Doo$7,649,23558%3,4470$2,219$83,484,5162Warner Bros.
4The Bourne Identity$4,625,16873%2,6435$1,750$43,931,1252Universal
5The Sum of All Fears$2,359,852100%3,037-193$777$91,887,9104Paramount
6Juwanna Mann$1,994,559--1,325--$1,505$1,994,5591Warner Bros.
7Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood$1,958,50715%2,310-197$848$42,643,9923Warner Bros.
9Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones$1,395,20251%2,107-294$662$276,071,1426Fox
10Spider-Man$1,306,73565%2,278-424$574$387,130,3838Sony / Columbia