'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, Aug. 26 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Aug. 26 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Invincible (2006)$6,736,35225%2,917--$2,309$12,136,6131Disney
2Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby$3,349,96838%3,370-371$994$125,460,4924Sony / Columbia
3Little Miss Sunshine$3,129,12251%1,430739$2,188$20,729,5765Fox Searchlight
4World Trade Center$2,683,35950%3,02123$888$53,645,6103Paramount
5Step Up$2,520,85025%2,6478$952$48,777,4883Disney
6Snakes on a Plane$2,518,54839%3,5550$708$24,492,3142New Line
8Barnyard: The Original Party Animals$2,319,64661%3,003-224$772$53,042,7554Paramount
9Beerfest$2,217,605-16%2,964--$748$4,853,4331Warner Bros.
10Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest$1,684,10059%1,701-576$990$406,310,1768Disney