'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 Sun, Dec. 5 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Dec. 5 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1National Treasure$4,276,235-44%3,2430$1,319$110,110,9013Disney
2The Polar Express$3,288,397-29%3,6500$901$96,133,6224Warner Bros.
3Christmas with the Kranks$2,891,693-43%3,41623$847$44,925,8722Sony / Columbia
4The Incredibles$2,505,803-40%3,178-275$788$225,860,5405Disney
5The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie$2,314,436-35%3,3070$700$68,207,3553Paramount
6Alexander$1,324,378-33%2,4450$542$29,687,2872Warner Bros.
7Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason$656,833-45%2,433-40$270$36,323,3184Universal
9After the Sunset$431,154-41%1,889-420$228$26,754,2004New Line
10The Grudge$220,269-58%1,286-200$171$109,232,4047Sony / Columbia