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 Fri, Aug. 5 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Aug. 5 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Dukes of Hazzard$12,645,673--3,785--$3,341$12,645,6731Warner Bros.
2Wedding Crashers$4,836,26976%3,10676$1,557$132,443,1264New Line
3Charlie and the Chocolate Factory$3,479,28540%3,702-73$940$161,937,5314Warner Bros.
4Sky High$2,936,41141%2,9127$1,008$25,941,0332Disney
5Must Love Dogs$2,409,67464%2,5050$962$21,274,6282Warner Bros.
6March of the Penguins$1,981,289127%1,8671089$1,061$21,276,7837Warner Independent
7Stealth$1,818,78954%3,4950$520$20,477,8372Sony / Columbia
8Fantastic Four$1,230,96547%2,339-405$526$140,957,0005Fox
9War of the Worlds$1,037,18061%1,940-384$535$222,091,6166Paramount
10The Island (2005)$926,44912%2,138-1000$433$28,752,7183DreamWorks