Grosses

'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 Wed, Dec. 31 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Dec. 31 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Marley & Me$6,883,203-6%3,480--$1,978$72,441,3371Fox
2Bedtime Stories$5,694,157-13%3,681--$1,547$56,699,3721Disney
3The Curious Case of Benjamin Button$4,283,439-8%2,988--$1,434$52,666,1731Paramount
4Valkyrie$3,488,365-9%2,711--$1,287$40,902,0891MGM / United Artists
5Yes Man$2,752,205-24%3,4340$801$60,031,0352Warner Bros.
6Seven Pounds$2,236,439-8%2,7580$811$45,937,2632Sony / Columbia
7The Tale of Despereaux$1,895,551-21%3,1073$610$34,068,2072Universal
8Doubt$1,221,36515%1,2671228$964$11,810,2203Miramax
9The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008)$1,112,776-16%2,402-1158$463$67,287,5233Fox
10Four Christmases$867,0084%2,510-1005$345$114,140,9895Warner Bros. / New Line