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. 19 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Aug. 19 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The 40-Year-Old Virgin$7,055,238--2,845--$2,480$7,055,2381Universal
2Red Eye$6,025,514--3,079--$1,957$6,025,5141DreamWorks
3Four Brothers$3,667,26579%2,649116$1,384$34,297,8572Paramount
4The Skeleton Key$2,454,13770%2,7743$885$25,176,7952Universal
5Wedding Crashers$2,404,88379%2,920-211$824$172,060,7256New Line
6The Dukes of Hazzard$1,932,25457%3,404-381$568$65,026,4533Warner Bros.
7Valiant$1,864,679--2,014--$926$1,864,6791Disney
8March of the Penguins$1,783,59163%2,10239$849$43,738,4899Warner Independent
9Charlie and the Chocolate Factory$1,307,69135%2,575-729$508$189,512,3416Warner Bros.
10Sky High$1,197,73656%2,145-662$558$48,027,1904Disney