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 Thu, Aug. 28 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Aug. 28 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Tropic Thunder$1,365,659-5%3,35233$407$72,332,9552Paramount / DreamWorks
2The House Bunny$1,061,189-3%2,714--$391$19,551,0851Sony / Columbia
3The Dark Knight$982,1510%3,063-445$321$493,681,8916Warner Bros.
4Death Race$860,543-7%2,532--$340$16,849,3731Universal
5Traitor$709,296-11%2,054--$345$1,502,0830Overture
6Mamma Mia!$616,672-2%2,062-709$299$127,089,2706Universal
7Pineapple Express$540,735-7%2,415-588$224$76,382,2443Sony / Columbia
8Star Wars: The Clone Wars$414,5520%3,395-57$122$26,909,3852Warner Bros.
9Mirrors$399,960-4%2,541-123$157$22,068,4352Fox
10The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor$302,0734%2,151-1212$140$95,227,9984Universal