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, Aug. 2 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Aug. 2 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Wedding Crashers$3,028,548-10%3,030105$1,000$122,012,1933New Line
2Charlie and the Chocolate Factory$2,557,989-10%3,775-15$678$153,484,8093Warner Bros.
3Sky High$2,055,949-8%2,905--$708$18,911,9541Disney
4Must Love Dogs$1,525,875-1%2,505--$609$15,923,3941Warner Bros.
5Stealth$1,386,423-14%3,495--$397$16,251,4541Sony / Columbia
6Bad News Bears$884,901-6%3,1830$278$24,489,6172Paramount
7The Island (2005)$881,099-10%3,13816$281$26,174,3662DreamWorks
8Fantastic Four$870,876-7%2,744-705$317$138,066,6754Fox
9War of the Worlds$682,149-7%2,324-941$294$219,779,5435Paramount
10Hustle and Flow$392,598-14%1,0152$387$15,440,7952Paramount Classics