'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. 22 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Aug. 22 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby$1,391,437-3%3,741-66$372$117,167,3283Sony / Columbia
2Snakes on a Plane$1,338,491-9%3,555--$377$18,011,6131New Line
3Step Up$1,210,135-3%2,639172$459$42,195,2192Disney
5World Trade Center$1,068,693-1%2,99841$356$47,253,3092Paramount
6Barnyard: The Original Party Animals$815,8126%3,227-84$253$47,676,7393Paramount
7Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest$593,3304%2,277-664$261$402,414,8017Disney
8Material Girls$415,311-10%1,509--$275$5,479,3921MGM
9Pulse (2006)$394,027-4%2,3230$170$15,499,8972Weinstein / Dimension
10The Descent$291,952-8%1,720-375$170$22,928,6343Lionsgate