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 Thu, Jan. 8 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Jan. 8 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Curious Case of Benjamin Button$1,263,829-9%2,9880$423$84,878,3862Paramount
2Marley & Me$1,234,064-11%3,50525$352$112,357,3882Fox
3Valkyrie$866,051-15%2,77867$312$64,846,1272MGM / United Artists
4Yes Man$790,683-13%3,4340$230$83,258,8093Warner Bros.
5Bedtime Stories$625,654-8%3,6843$170$88,628,4402Disney
6Seven Pounds$617,012-9%2,7580$224$62,926,5013Sony / Columbia
7Twilight (2008)$439,68510%1,88839$233$178,606,6377Summit
8Doubt$413,860-6%1,28720$322$20,438,8854Miramax
9The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008)$303,754-7%2,337-65$130$75,780,1514Fox
10The Tale of Despereaux$277,4526%3,091-16$90$44,901,0783Universal