'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. 12 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Oct. 12 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Beverly Hills Chihuahua$5,431,997-28%3,2183$1,688$52,533,6472Disney
2Quarantine$3,494,985-35%2,461--$1,420$14,210,6631Sony / Screen Gems
3Body of Lies$3,378,835-34%2,710--$1,247$12,884,5731Warner Bros.
4Eagle Eye$2,971,470-36%3,61498$822$70,410,1333Paramount / DreamWorks
5Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist$1,608,884-38%2,4210$665$20,730,9462Sony / Columbia
6Nights in Rodanthe$1,206,567-36%2,575-127$469$32,298,5193Warner Bros.
7The Express$1,123,052-41%2,808--$400$4,560,8981Universal
8The Duchess$932,146-32%1,2071080$772$5,603,5454Paramount Vantage
9Appaloosa$927,945-32%1,290245$719$10,866,9104Warner Bros. / New Line
10City of Ember$884,660-30%2,022--$438$3,129,7731Fox