'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, Oct. 2 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Oct. 2 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Eagle Eye$1,543,567-13%3,510--$440$36,905,4661Paramount / DreamWorks
2Nights in Rodanthe$928,876-16%2,704--$344$17,720,7881Warner Bros.
3Lakeview Terrace$421,520-12%2,4673$171$27,638,9332Sony / Screen Gems
4Burn After Reading$403,644-22%2,649-8$152$47,558,6753Focus
5My Best Friend's Girl$342,946-2%2,63632$130$16,048,9062Lionsgate
6Righteous Kill$305,447-13%3,011-141$101$36,088,3383Overture
7The Women (2008)$263,422-11%2,642-353$100$25,190,9333Picturehouse
8Miracle at St. Anna$211,952-22%1,185--$179$4,597,4811Disney
9Tyler Perry's The Family That Preys$174,599-13%1,604-466$109$33,605,2163Lionsgate