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 Sun, Jul. 17 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Jul. 17 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Charlie and the Chocolate Factory$16,112,052-17%3,770--$4,274$56,177,6341Warner Bros.
2Wedding Crashers$11,164,894-9%2,925--$3,817$33,902,4181New Line
3Fantastic Four$7,056,235-21%3,61917$1,950$100,194,4202Fox
4War of the Worlds$4,600,169-26%3,724-186$1,235$192,423,9173Paramount
5Batman Begins$1,840,342-25%2,810-534$655$183,143,0555Warner Bros.
6Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005)$1,486,478-32%2,370-411$627$168,276,1506Fox
7Dark Water$1,336,670-24%2,6570$503$18,885,6972Disney
8Herbie: Fully Loaded$1,099,173-23%2,481-521$443$55,964,0554Disney
9Madagascar$810,249-8%1,779-383$455$184,086,3908DreamWorks
10Bewitched$744,343-26%2,290-724$325$57,027,1704Sony / Columbia