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 Thu, Sep. 8 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Sep. 8 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Transporter 2$787,357-14%3,303--$238$22,931,3521Fox
2The 40-Year-Old Virgin$754,092-10%2,90133$260$74,408,1043Universal
3The Constant Gardener$508,139-4%1,34622$378$14,292,2001Focus
4The Brothers Grimm$375,280-6%3,09811$121$29,957,7072Miramax / Dimension
5Red Eye$360,606-7%3,13443$115$46,702,0753DreamWorks
6Wedding Crashers$303,051-7%2,416-321$125$196,792,6088New Line
7Four Brothers$291,514-10%2,435-214$120$65,325,5604Paramount
8March of the Penguins$251,002-2%2,506112$100$64,337,91511Warner Independent
9The Cave$172,701-8%2,1950$79$12,346,7932Sony / Screen Gems
10The Skeleton Key$169,2471%2,414-370$70$44,310,8404Universal