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 Mon, Aug. 22 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Aug. 22 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The 40-Year-Old Virgin$3,015,631-53%2,845--$1,060$24,437,7911Universal
2Red Eye$1,723,083-58%3,079--$560$17,890,9181DreamWorks
3Four Brothers$1,261,799-67%2,649116$476$44,379,5252Paramount
4Wedding Crashers$980,088-55%2,920-211$336$178,641,8316New Line
5The Skeleton Key$818,978-62%2,7743$295$31,266,0562Universal
6March of the Penguins$701,269-65%2,10239$334$49,144,2039Warner Independent
7The Dukes of Hazzard$623,872-61%3,404-381$183$69,694,9823Warner Bros.
8Valiant$602,980-64%2,014--$299$6,517,8311Disney
9Charlie and the Chocolate Factory$581,596-56%2,575-729$226$193,219,3976Warner Bros.
10Sky High$455,869-60%2,145-662$213$51,320,5624Disney