Grosses

'Lucy' Takes Wednesday with $3.74M; 'Hercules' Adds $2.6MJuly 31, 2014 07:40 AM

by Shawn Robbins

Universal reports that Lucy took in $3.74 million yesterday, off 31 percent from Tuesday. Its 6-day domestic total stands at $58.05 million, or 20.5 percent ahead of where 2010's Salt was at the same point.

Paramount's and MGM's Hercules grabbed $2.6 million on Wednesday for a 31 percent daily drop. The Dwayne Johnson-led pic has earned $39.5 million thus far, 4 percent behind the pace of Wrath of the Titans.

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes took third yesterday with $1.85 million, off 52.5 percent from the same day last week. Its domestic cume is now $179.0 million, 29 percent ahead of its predecessor through the same point in release.

Planes: Fire and Rescue grossed $1.37 million on Wednesday for a 35 percent week-to-week drop. The animated sequel has earned $39.9 million in its first 13 days, or 20 percent less than its predecessor.

Rounding out the top five, The Purge: Anarchy grabbed $1.2 million yesterday as it slid 52 percent from last week. The thriller sequel has tallied $56.3 million so far, 2 ahead of the pace of its predecessor.

 

Daily Domestic Gross Wed, Dec. 10 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Dec. 10 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Last Samurai$2,031,403-12%2,908--$699$30,859,6641Warner Bros.
2Bad Santa$637,0580%2,09186$305$29,014,2622Miramax / Dimension
3Elf$499,835-2%3,119-83$160$141,012,0205New Line
4Honey (2003)$456,488-19%1,942--$235$14,469,5941Universal
5The Haunted Mansion$404,0360%3,1220$129$47,207,0302Disney
6Gothika$403,649-8%2,205-177$183$50,809,1313Warner Bros.
7The Missing$353,371-1%2,7560$128$22,826,8492Sony / Columbia
8Love Actually$334,617-7%1,672-42$200$49,718,5235Universal
9Dr. Seuss' The Cat in the Hat$325,6391%3,409-58$96$86,256,4863Universal
10Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World$323,365-1%2,344-359$138$73,487,7414Fox