'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 Tue, Dec. 7 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Dec. 7 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1National Treasure$1,128,4042%3,2430$348$112,347,2203Disney
2The Polar Express$1,027,12421%3,6500$281$98,012,2624Warner Bros.
3Christmas with the Kranks$593,1209%3,41623$174$46,061,5712Sony / Columbia
4The Incredibles$450,8797%3,178-275$142$226,734,4885Disney
5Alexander$429,7616%2,4450$176$30,523,4202Warner Bros.
6Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason$279,92929%2,433-40$115$36,820,7554Universal
7The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie$263,0322%3,3070$80$68,728,7723Paramount
8After the Sunset$150,35211%1,889-420$80$27,040,1004New Line
10The Grudge$63,0901%1,286-200$49$109,357,8967Sony / Columbia