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. 18 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Oct. 18 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Departed$1,557,843-11%3,0170$516$61,914,4562Warner Bros.
2Man of the Year (2006)$754,187-12%2,515--$300$14,738,7451Universal
3The Grudge 2$621,120-14%3,211--$193$23,002,4201Sony / Columbia
4Open Season (2006)$509,416-2%3,687-146$138$60,934,5053Sony / Columbia
5The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning$429,708-14%2,8200$152$31,668,4462New Line
6The Guardian (2006)$424,809-10%3,044-197$140$42,462,5743Disney
7The Marine$383,353-17%2,545--$151$8,447,9791Fox
8Employee of the Month$339,901-7%2,5790$132$20,669,7342Lionsgate
9jackass: number two$262,833-13%2,330-677$113$69,262,0144Paramount
10School for Scoundrels (2006)$97,4280%1,406-1601$69$16,662,9173MGM / Weinstein