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. 19 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Jul. 19 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Charlie and the Chocolate Factory$7,768,205-9%3,770--$2,061$72,480,0491Warner Bros.
2Wedding Crashers$5,388,446-7%2,925--$1,842$45,086,4821New Line
3Fantastic Four$2,572,253-7%3,61917$711$105,537,5112Fox
4War of the Worlds$1,814,109-5%3,724-186$487$196,156,0783Paramount
5Batman Begins$836,3711%2,810-534$298$184,808,1315Warner Bros.
6Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005)$691,3885%2,370-411$292$169,627,3966Fox
7Herbie: Fully Loaded$602,5949%2,481-521$243$57,122,0214Disney
8Dark Water$600,589-4%2,6570$226$20,110,3332Disney
9Bewitched$406,5937%2,290-724$178$57,812,1724Sony / Columbia
10Madagascar$376,3026%1,779-383$212$184,819,1628DreamWorks