'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, Nov. 30 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Nov. 30 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Four Christmases$5,782,546-53%3,310--$1,747$46,054,7061Warner Bros. / New Line
3Twilight (2008)$5,209,149-49%3,4256$1,521$119,705,6452Summit
4Quantum of Solace$3,303,954-55%3,50143$944$141,419,3783Sony / Columbia
6Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa$3,013,055-46%3,709-298$812$159,066,0084Paramount / DreamWorks
7Transporter 3$2,531,383-46%2,626--$964$18,230,5661Lionsgate
8Role Models$987,785-53%2,195-538$450$57,779,5354Universal
10High School Musical 3: Senior Year$234,698-43%1,385-976$169$88,748,0356Disney