'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 Sat, Jan. 17 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Jan. 17 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Paul Blart: Mall Cop$13,235,90635%3,144--$4,210$23,027,4971Sony / Columbia
2Gran Torino$10,013,23559%2,972164$3,369$67,293,7182Warner Bros.
3My Bloody Valentine 3D$7,655,590-7%2,534--$3,021$15,884,3501Lionsgate
4Notorious (2009)$7,521,571-9%1,637--$4,595$15,830,1871Fox Searchlight
5Hotel for Dogs$7,343,09069%3,271--$2,245$11,683,8191Paramount / DreamWorks
6Bride Wars$4,699,17725%3,2282$1,456$34,279,0102Fox
7Defiance (2008)$3,825,48441%1,7891787$2,138$6,876,5643Paramount Vantage
8The Unborn (2009)$3,727,61811%2,3592$1,580$30,315,8572Universal / Rogue
9Marley & Me$2,731,67263%2,952-526$925$130,812,8124Fox
10The Curious Case of Benjamin Button$2,462,73557%2,223-724$1,108$101,054,0784Paramount