'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, Jan. 26 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Jan. 26 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Are We There Yet?$786,615-2%2,709--$290$21,288,7901Sony / Columbia
2The Aviator (2004)$773,08712%2,261305$342$59,941,8475Miramax
3Meet the Fockers$740,531-9%3,446-108$215$249,571,2925Universal
4Coach Carter$647,3030%2,55228$254$44,838,6942Paramount
5In Good Company$569,029-3%1,963397$290$29,164,2094Universal
6Assault on Precinct 13 (2005)$560,097-10%2,29764$244$9,895,2771Rogue
7The Phantom of the Opera$421,436-3%1,511604$279$34,404,3495Warner Bros.
8White Noise$347,6370%2,247-32$155$50,460,2293Universal
9Racing Stripes$325,0172%3,1850$102$28,168,5272Warner Bros.