'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 Tue, Apr. 8 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Apr. 8 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
121$1,209,95910%2,6535$456$49,084,5592Sony / Columbia
3Nim's Island$797,0540%3,513--$227$14,802,1161Fox
4Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who!$654,0484%3,571-255$183$132,358,8074Fox
5The Ruins$595,2240%2,812--$212$9,194,5401Paramount / DreamWorks
6Superhero Movie$317,1793%2,9655$107$17,525,6182MGM / Weinstein
7Drillbit Taylor$232,0339%2,707-354$86$25,934,6393Paramount
810,000 B.C.$231,8381%2,335-720$99$89,812,1255Warner Bros.
9Tyler Perry's Meet the Browns$225,466-4%1,554-462$145$38,126,2433Lionsgate