'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, Dec. 31 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Dec. 31 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Night at the Museum$9,484,997-31%3,76883$2,517$115,824,5872Fox
2The Pursuit of Happyness$4,952,691-35%2,8707$1,726$98,408,1953Sony / Columbia
3The Good Shepherd$3,048,853-29%2,2183$1,375$35,064,3102Universal
4Charlotte's Web (2006)$2,803,692-34%3,74517$749$52,534,2553Paramount
5Rocky Balboa$2,437,955-43%3,0192$808$47,941,7132MGM
6We Are Marshall$2,157,332-30%2,6060$828$24,029,8782Warner Bros.
8Happy Feet$1,968,739-30%2,5650$768$175,977,2027Warner Bros.
9The Holiday$1,689,894-35%2,69863$626$50,031,8584Sony / Columbia
10Casino Royale (2006)$1,314,032-24%1,543-45$852$153,530,7777Sony / Columbia