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, Jul. 6 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Jul. 6 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1War of the Worlds$7,124,052-16%3,9080$1,823$128,321,2251Paramount
2Batman Begins$2,345,345-7%3,7650$623$159,683,6173Warner Bros.
3Herbie: Fully Loaded$1,803,1408%3,5210$512$40,561,0872Disney
4Bewitched$1,623,602-2%3,18814$509$43,857,5432Sony / Columbia
5Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005)$1,561,374-7%2,985-55$523$149,315,1894Fox
6Madagascar$1,097,7547%2,526-422$435$174,257,2056DreamWorks
7Rebound$869,8117%2,464--$353$7,684,5761Fox
8Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith$574,156-6%1,759-213$326$367,685,0867Fox
9The Longest Yard (2005)$525,938-5%1,7900$294$149,768,2626Paramount
10George A. Romero's Land of the Dead$484,582-4%2,2534$215$17,743,1262Universal