'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 Tue, Dec. 23 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Dec. 23 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Yes Man$3,403,655-6%3,434--$991$25,278,3161Warner Bros.
2The Tale of Despereaux$2,483,2190%3,104--$800$15,069,7531Universal
3Seven Pounds$2,189,184-5%2,758--$794$19,349,7961Sony / Columbia
4The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008)$1,701,599-5%3,5600$478$51,850,0392Fox
5Four Christmases$1,618,0263%3,515-25$460$103,299,1434Warner Bros. / New Line
7Twilight (2008)$1,299,498-4%2,991-658$434$161,075,1715Summit
8Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa$530,5873%2,007-761$264$173,437,2887Paramount / DreamWorks
9Quantum of Solace$491,5196%1,874-761$262$162,154,5416Sony / Columbia