'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 Mon, Sep. 11 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Sep. 11 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Covenant$593,693-72%2,681--$221$9,445,8541Sony / Screen Gems
4The Protector (2006)$420,969-68%1,541--$273$5,454,3461The Weinstein Company
5Little Miss Sunshine$354,317-66%1,560-42$227$41,853,1457Fox Searchlight
6The Illusionist (2006)$347,785-73%1,362391$255$18,317,7374Yari Film Group
7World Trade Center$337,586-53%2,674-228$126$67,486,7835Paramount
8Invincible (2006)$334,427-74%2,98766$112$45,832,7803Disney
9The Wicker Man (2006)$287,927-72%2,7840$103$17,723,0982Warner Bros.
10Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby$195,850-73%2,617-384$75$142,386,0246Sony / Columbia