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 Wed, Oct. 11 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Oct. 11 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Departed$2,396,435-3%3,017--$794$35,632,4791Warner Bros.
2The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning$842,451-12%2,820--$299$21,883,0981New Line
3Open Season (2006)$665,065-2%3,8330$174$47,372,3532Sony / Columbia
4The Guardian (2006)$615,170-2%3,2410$190$34,623,4172Disney
5Employee of the Month$544,203-11%2,579--$211$13,745,9161Lionsgate
6jackass: number two$468,715-2%3,007-56$156$64,583,7803Paramount
7School for Scoundrels (2006)$213,5861%3,0073$71$14,832,6532MGM / Weinstein
8The Illusionist (2006)$163,91911%1,149-170$143$34,699,5528Yari Film Group
9Jet Li's Fearless$163,419-2%1,617-193$101$22,398,1573Rogue
10Gridiron Gang$124,8704%2,228-805$56$37,064,4914Sony / Columbia