'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 Thu, Aug. 30 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Aug. 30 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Superbad$1,734,821-8%2,9480$588$76,835,3512Sony / Columbia
2Balls of Fury$1,270,518-25%2,810--$452$2,962,3050Rogue
3The Bourne Ultimatum$997,8762%3,561-140$280$189,422,0804Universal
4Rush Hour 3$747,726-3%3,408-370$219$111,867,7003New Line
5Mr. Bean's Holiday$668,639-4%1,714--$390$13,002,2621Universal
6The Nanny Diaries$603,149-4%2,629--$229$10,151,0451MGM / Weinstein
9Hairspray (2007)$365,9930%2,016-373$182$108,805,4516New Line
10The Simpsons Movie$328,241-6%2,451-711$134$174,896,5285Fox