'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 Fri, Jan. 9 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Jan. 9 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Gran Torino$9,631,5263406%2,8082724$3,430$20,670,3681Warner Bros.
2The Unborn (2009)$8,273,271--2,357--$3,510$8,273,2711Universal / Rogue
3Bride Wars$8,090,862--3,226--$2,508$8,090,8621Fox
4Marley & Me$3,206,772160%3,478-27$922$115,564,1603Fox
5The Curious Case of Benjamin Button$2,891,580129%2,947-41$981$87,769,9663Paramount
6Bedtime Stories$2,248,149259%3,511-173$640$90,876,5893Disney
7Valkyrie$2,137,579147%2,83860$753$66,983,7063MGM / United Artists
8Yes Man$2,041,947158%2,955-479$691$85,300,7564Warner Bros.
9Seven Pounds$1,280,816108%2,456-302$522$64,207,3174Sony / Columbia
10Twilight (2008)$899,210105%1,466-422$613$179,505,8478Summit