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. 23 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Aug. 23 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The 40-Year-Old Virgin$2,901,436-4%2,845--$1,020$27,339,2271Universal
2Red Eye$1,604,540-7%3,079--$521$19,495,4581DreamWorks
3Four Brothers$1,141,929-9%2,649116$431$45,521,4542Paramount
4Wedding Crashers$1,019,5454%2,920-211$349$179,661,3766New Line
5The Skeleton Key$817,8090%2,7743$295$32,083,8652Universal
6March of the Penguins$731,5634%2,10239$348$49,875,7669Warner Independent
7Valiant$629,0184%2,014--$312$7,146,8491Disney
8The Dukes of Hazzard$627,7681%3,404-381$184$70,322,7503Warner Bros.
9Charlie and the Chocolate Factory$623,8257%2,575-729$242$193,843,2226Warner Bros.
10Sky High$496,1139%2,145-662$231$51,816,6754Disney