Grosses

'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 Wed, Aug. 13 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Aug. 13 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Tropic Thunder$6,503,822--3,319--$1,960$6,503,8220Paramount / DreamWorks
2The Dark Knight$3,002,511-15%3,862-266$777$451,895,0094Warner Bros.
3Pineapple Express$2,382,864-27%3,0720$776$50,832,3851Sony / Columbia
4The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor$1,567,190-20%3,77818$415$76,548,6992Universal
5The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2$1,536,867-14%2,70740$568$24,836,9471Warner Bros.
6Mamma Mia!$1,470,701-5%3,031-31$485$108,554,8554Universal
7Step Brothers$1,015,878-26%2,984-125$340$84,956,9983Sony / Columbia
8Journey to the Center of the Earth$691,397-12%1,778-297$389$84,006,6855Warner Bros. / New Line
9WALL-E$502,067-11%1,803-341$278$211,835,2387Disney
10Swing Vote$354,481-18%2,106-107$168$13,214,9142Disney