'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, Jan. 21 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Jan. 21 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Night at the Museum$2,813,851-54%3,483-129$808$204,855,5425Fox
2Stomp the Yard$2,541,250-58%2,0510$1,239$40,550,9972Sony / Screen Gems
3Dreamgirls$1,752,955-56%2,214307$792$77,419,7164Paramount / DreamWorks
4The Hitcher (2007)$1,612,178-53%2,831--$569$7,818,4541Rogue
5The Pursuit of Happyness$1,265,495-60%3,066-103$413$146,120,5416Sony / Columbia
6Freedom Writers$1,085,009-56%2,286107$475$26,522,9743Paramount
7Arthur and the Invisibles$904,511-41%2,2481$402$9,270,2594MGM (Weinstein)
8The Queen$829,577-49%1,5861242$523$35,497,37117Miramax
9Children of Men$822,340-53%1,52416$540$27,492,3633Universal
10Alpha Dog$729,831-43%1,2923$565$11,785,5902Universal