'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 Tue, Aug. 9 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Aug. 9 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Dukes of Hazzard$3,659,812-12%3,785--$967$38,502,9621Warner Bros.
2Wedding Crashers$2,223,6183%3,10676$716$148,032,6234New Line
3Charlie and the Chocolate Factory$1,938,6674%3,702-73$524$173,222,8694Warner Bros.
4Sky High$1,410,5938%2,9127$484$34,727,9422Disney
5March of the Penguins$1,183,2609%1,8671089$634$28,683,3787Warner Independent
6Must Love Dogs$1,011,11610%2,5050$404$28,156,5642Warner Bros.
7Stealth$782,7874%3,4950$224$26,118,9992Sony / Columbia
8Fantastic Four$572,0653%2,339-405$245$145,119,9945Fox
9The Island (2005)$502,7194%2,138-1000$235$31,927,9053DreamWorks
10War of the Worlds$477,0865%1,940-384$246$225,532,1416Paramount