'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 Fri, Jul. 18 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Jul. 18 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Dark Knight$67,165,485--4,366--$15,384$67,165,4851Warner Bros.
2Mamma Mia!$9,865,398--2,976--$3,315$9,865,3981Universal
3Hancock$4,557,24457%3,776-189$1,207$182,061,9423Sony / Columbia
4Journey to the Center of the Earth$3,651,93459%2,83019$1,290$34,818,1192Warner Bros. / New Line
5Hellboy II: The Golden Army$3,276,73943%3,2128$1,020$49,685,6882Universal
7Space Chimps$2,492,687--2,511--$993$2,492,6871Fox
8Wanted (2008)$1,593,26929%2,433-724$655$119,844,6884Universal
9Get Smart$1,390,73952%2,135-951$651$116,877,9845Warner Bros.
10Meet Dave$533,443-2%3,0110$177$8,273,5662Fox