'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 Thu, Jun. 30 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Jun. 30 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1War of the Worlds$14,425,896-32%3,908--$3,691$35,682,0740Paramount
2Batman Begins$2,637,3332%3,765-93$700$135,464,3292Warner Bros.
3Herbie: Fully Loaded$2,101,036-5%3,521220$597$26,330,9121Disney
4Bewitched$1,992,131-1%3,174--$628$29,507,8791Sony / Columbia
5Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005)$1,683,8624%3,040-411$554$133,357,9903Fox
7Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith$673,6493%1,972-951$342$361,468,0196Fox
8The Longest Yard (2005)$563,630-4%1,790-1522$315$144,685,5775Paramount
9George A. Romero's Land of the Dead$563,1190%2,249--$250$13,495,3881Universal
10The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl in 3D$499,772-3%2,352-303$212$32,812,1673Miramax / Dimension