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, Jul. 2 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Jul. 2 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Mr. Deeds$5,022,714-7%3,231--$1,555$47,601,7701Sony / Columbia
2Lilo & Stitch$3,560,5672%3,22231$1,105$84,147,2162Disney
3Minority Report$2,685,663-3%3,0010$895$78,885,6552Fox
4Scooby-Doo$1,818,9051%3,4470$528$127,572,1743Warner Bros.
5The Bourne Identity$1,531,1371%2,66320$575$75,950,6073Universal
6Hey Arnold! The Movie$947,9980%2,527--$375$7,603,0201Paramount
7Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood$861,56918%2,167-143$398$56,624,2934Warner Bros.
8Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones$621,956-5%1,801-306$345$287,529,3157Fox
9The Sum of All Fears$584,3340%2,486-551$235$106,538,8115Paramount
10Spider-Man$503,3291%1,810-468$278$396,873,0369Sony / Columbia