'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 Wed, Sep. 20 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Sep. 20 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Gridiron Gang$731,689-11%3,504--$209$16,808,5191Sony / Columbia
2The Black Dahlia$668,716-16%2,226--$300$12,252,7281Universal
3The Last Kiss (2006)$326,661-13%1,357--$241$5,685,5641Paramount / DreamWorks
4The Illusionist (2006)$296,176-3%1,43876$206$23,996,3945Yari Film Group
5The Covenant$292,409-7%2,6810$109$16,724,1522Sony / Screen Gems
6Little Miss Sunshine$289,668-2%1,436-124$202$47,211,4038Fox Searchlight
7Invincible (2006)$263,410-5%2,830-157$93$51,901,5874Disney
10The Protector (2006)$206,572-12%1,5410$134$9,740,4102The Weinstein Company