'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, Dec. 18 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Dec. 18 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Pursuit of Happyness$2,877,830-59%2,852--$1,009$29,419,0451Sony / Columbia
3Charlotte's Web (2006)$1,396,486-58%3,566--$392$12,854,7811Paramount
4The Holiday$1,105,926-50%2,6144$423$26,230,8082Sony / Columbia
5Happy Feet$926,235-64%3,335-315$278$150,178,2305Warner Bros.
7Blood Diamond$798,968-58%1,9100$418$19,435,4262Warner Bros.
8Casino Royale (2006)$690,211-55%2,437-724$283$138,192,4655Sony / Columbia
9The Nativity Story$676,682-61%2,574-509$263$23,697,7333New Line
10Deja Vu (2006)$335,681-58%1,985-757$169$58,087,5634Disney