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 Thu, Aug. 25 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Aug. 25 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The 40-Year-Old Virgin$2,347,182-10%2,845--$825$32,291,2661Universal
2Red Eye$1,334,987-8%3,079--$434$22,275,5271DreamWorks
3Four Brothers$971,405-4%2,649116$367$47,506,8382Paramount
4Wedding Crashers$885,433-6%2,920-211$303$181,488,6006New Line
5The Skeleton Key$694,831-5%2,7743$250$33,513,8812Universal
6March of the Penguins$605,839-9%2,10239$288$51,150,5069Warner Independent
7Charlie and the Chocolate Factory$491,747-11%2,575-729$191$194,884,8356Warner Bros.
8Valiant$489,399-13%2,014--$243$8,197,8811Disney
9The Dukes of Hazzard$484,998-10%3,404-381$142$71,349,1133Warner Bros.
10Sky High$379,175-10%2,145-662$177$52,618,8174Disney