'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, Dec. 20 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Dec. 20 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1I Am Legend$6,064,3661%3,606--$1,682$103,267,1811Warner Bros.
2Alvin and the Chipmunks$3,640,18331%3,475--$1,048$55,865,3791Fox
3The Golden Compass$995,1157%3,5280$282$44,445,1142New Line
5No Country for Old Men$431,4895%1,34824$320$35,032,7056Miramax
6August Rush$282,66216%2,007-303$141$29,025,8614Warner Bros.
7Fred Claus$277,82925%2,750-435$101$69,784,5596Warner Bros.
8This Christmas$237,78516%1,92142$124$46,812,1944Sony / Screen Gems
10Awake$170,386-2%1,442-581$118$13,726,4523MGM / Weinstein