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 Tue, Aug. 30 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Aug. 30 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The 40-Year-Old Virgin$1,906,7784%2,86823$665$52,309,7792Universal
2The Brothers Grimm$1,298,485-7%3,087--$421$17,786,7901Miramax / Dimension
3Red Eye$973,3170%3,09112$315$34,509,6122DreamWorks
4Four Brothers$734,716-2%2,6490$277$56,858,9213Paramount
5Wedding Crashers$697,19510%2,737-183$255$188,869,7387New Line
6March of the Penguins$625,83619%2,394292$261$57,043,54710Warner Independent
7The Cave$512,584-7%2,195--$234$7,210,6161Sony / Screen Gems
8The Skeleton Key$473,742-3%2,78410$170$39,011,4453Universal
9Valiant$421,00420%2,0162$209$12,477,1762Disney
10Charlie and the Chocolate Factory$418,55521%2,005-570$209$198,344,0987Warner Bros.