'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 Mon, Jul. 28 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Jul. 28 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Dark Knight$10,518,440-56%4,306-60$2,443$324,301,8842Warner Bros.
2Step Brothers$4,602,051-50%3,094--$1,487$35,541,7671Sony / Columbia
3Mamma Mia!$2,766,923-49%2,99014$925$65,362,9342Universal
4Journey to the Center of the Earth$1,337,972-58%2,688-142$498$61,829,0973Warner Bros. / New Line
5Hancock$1,078,323-55%3,309-467$326$207,561,2354Sony / Columbia
6The X-Files: I Want to Believe$1,010,135-61%3,185--$317$11,030,7331Fox
8Hellboy II: The Golden Army$693,267-57%3,018-194$230$66,752,3413Universal
9Space Chimps$677,666-52%2,53827$267$16,846,9122Fox
10Wanted (2008)$367,270-56%1,750-683$210$128,996,4015Universal