'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. 23 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Jul. 23 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Charlie and the Chocolate Factory$10,615,76917%3,79020$2,801$105,487,5562Warner Bros.
2Wedding Crashers$9,716,02728%2,9250$3,322$71,990,9582New Line
3Fantastic Four$5,123,27639%3,449-170$1,485$119,098,4903Fox
4The Island (2005)$4,559,1088%3,122--$1,460$8,761,6521DreamWorks
5Bad News Bears$4,121,229-1%3,183--$1,295$8,272,1971Paramount
6War of the Worlds$3,711,34642%3,265-459$1,137$205,823,8624Paramount
7Hustle and Flow$3,004,7625%1,013--$2,966$5,864,3501Paramount Classics
8The Devil's Rejects$2,260,774-24%1,757--$1,287$5,241,9781Lionsgate
9Batman Begins$2,223,60982%2,275-535$977$189,829,5386Warner Bros.
10Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005)$1,546,51637%1,916-454$807$173,615,1447Fox