'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 Sun, Oct. 22 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Oct. 22 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Prestige$3,808,569-35%2,281--$1,670$14,802,1341Disney
2The Departed$3,528,105-39%3,005-12$1,174$76,936,1273Warner Bros.
3Flags of Our Fathers$2,705,275-33%1,876--$1,442$10,245,0531Paramount / DreamWorks
4Open Season (2006)$2,431,946-32%3,379-308$720$69,765,4344Sony / Columbia
6Man of the Year (2006)$1,651,760-46%2,5227$655$22,415,5572Universal
7The Grudge 2$1,610,835-53%3,2143$501$31,335,7462Sony / Columbia
8The Marine$1,095,196-34%2,5450$430$12,617,0442Fox
9The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning$969,555-41%2,569-251$377$35,898,7513New Line
10The Guardian (2006)$913,665-44%2,558-486$357$46,560,5984Disney