'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 Sun, Oct. 5 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Oct. 5 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Beverly Hills Chihuahua$8,816,939-29%3,215--$2,742$29,301,5631Disney
2Eagle Eye$4,400,258-44%3,5166$1,251$54,615,3372Paramount / DreamWorks
3Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist$2,386,924-47%2,421--$986$11,311,9581Sony / Columbia
4Nights in Rodanthe$1,820,119-42%2,702-2$674$25,088,7052Warner Bros.
5Appaloosa$1,339,674-35%1,0451031$1,282$5,602,3993Warner Bros. / New Line
6Lakeview Terrace$1,087,030-49%2,574107$422$32,199,0193Sony / Screen Gems
7Burn After Reading$952,156-50%2,397-252$397$51,677,6964Focus
8An American Carol$870,730-44%1,639--$531$3,657,7511Vivendi
10Flash of Genius$521,496-48%1,098--$475$2,251,8311Universal