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. 25 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Jun. 25 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Lilo & Stitch$5,117,5560%3,191--$1,604$45,485,3711Disney
2Minority Report$4,291,064-5%3,001--$1,430$44,475,8481Fox
3Scooby-Doo$2,847,0203%3,4470$826$105,935,4352Warner Bros.
4The Bourne Identity$1,876,2974%2,6435$710$58,070,6902Universal
5Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood$1,203,83518%2,310-197$521$48,934,6973Warner Bros.
6The Sum of All Fears$831,4155%3,037-193$274$98,916,2784Paramount
7Windtalkers$819,79211%2,8980$283$28,087,0422MGM
8Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones$702,3276%2,107-294$333$281,190,5556Fox
9Spider-Man$603,9479%2,278-424$265$391,537,0648Sony / Columbia
10Juwanna Mann$501,845-13%1,325--$379$6,555,6341Warner Bros.