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 Thu, Jul. 28 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Jul. 28 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Charlie and the Chocolate Factory$3,867,049-13%3,79020$1,020$131,710,5252Warner Bros.
2Wedding Crashers$3,349,686-11%2,9250$1,145$95,603,4352New Line
3Fantastic Four$1,462,791-6%3,449-170$424$129,345,8113Fox
4The Island (2005)$1,251,900-12%3,122--$401$18,355,3941DreamWorks
5Bad News Bears$1,227,162-12%3,183--$386$17,032,5291Paramount
6War of the Worlds$1,048,080-3%3,265-459$321$212,885,1614Paramount
7Hustle and Flow$563,8333%1,013--$557$10,561,1581Paramount Classics
8Batman Begins$544,977-6%2,275-535$240$193,431,0946Warner Bros.
9The Devil's Rejects$532,905-11%1,757--$303$9,741,0901Lionsgate
10Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005)$489,175-5%1,916-454$255$176,707,8587Fox