'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 Sat, Jul. 16 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Jul. 16 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Charlie and the Chocolate Factory$19,351,311-7%3,770--$5,133$40,065,5821Warner Bros.
2Wedding Crashers$12,290,18418%2,925--$4,202$22,737,5241New Line
3Fantastic Four$8,979,72633%3,61917$2,481$93,138,1852Fox
4War of the Worlds$6,234,38842%3,724-186$1,674$187,823,7483Paramount
5Batman Begins$2,449,16040%2,810-534$872$181,302,7135Warner Bros.
6Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005)$2,171,96838%2,370-411$916$166,789,6726Fox
7Dark Water$1,764,97017%2,6570$664$17,549,0272Disney
8Herbie: Fully Loaded$1,433,47932%2,481-521$578$54,864,8824Disney
9Bewitched$1,001,53124%2,290-724$437$56,282,8274Sony / Columbia