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. 30 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Aug. 30 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The 40-Year-Old Virgin$1,906,7784%2,86823$665$52,309,7792Universal
2The Brothers Grimm$1,298,485-7%3,087--$421$17,786,7901Miramax / Dimension
3Red Eye$973,3170%3,09112$315$34,509,6122DreamWorks
4Four Brothers$734,716-2%2,6490$277$56,858,9213Paramount
5Wedding Crashers$697,19510%2,737-183$255$188,869,7387New Line
6March of the Penguins$625,83619%2,394292$261$57,043,54710Warner Independent
7The Cave$512,584-7%2,195--$234$7,210,6161Sony / Screen Gems
8The Skeleton Key$473,742-3%2,78410$170$39,011,4453Universal
9Valiant$421,00420%2,0162$209$12,477,1762Disney
10Charlie and the Chocolate Factory$418,55521%2,005-570$209$198,344,0987Warner Bros.