'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. 7 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Aug. 7 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Pineapple Express$5,988,376-50%3,072--$1,949$18,073,9550Sony / Columbia
2The Dark Knight$4,734,962-7%4,128-178$1,147$415,516,8653Warner Bros.
3The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2$3,211,488-44%2,667--$1,204$8,942,3730Warner Bros.
4The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor$2,857,681-12%3,760--$760$54,559,3471Universal
5Mamma Mia!$1,989,863-7%3,06272$650$95,936,5563Universal
6Step Brothers$1,660,976-13%3,10915$534$72,000,2052Sony / Columbia
7Journey to the Center of the Earth$901,598-13%2,075-613$435$76,909,0184Warner Bros. / New Line
9Swing Vote$552,371-13%2,213--$250$8,895,1931Disney
10Hancock$528,359-10%2,412-897$219$218,410,4555Sony / Columbia