'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, Jul. 4 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Jul. 4 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs$11,322,028-34%4,099--$2,762$53,562,7201Fox
2Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen$10,688,915-41%4,2340$2,525$279,714,9902Paramount / DreamWorks
3Public Enemies$6,834,850-33%3,334--$2,050$31,873,1971Universal
4The Proposal$3,580,809-31%3,09941$1,155$90,253,9283Disney
5The Hangover$2,813,470-37%3,070-455$916$201,078,9205Warner Bros.
7My Sister's Keeper$1,340,133-45%2,6060$514$24,520,3942Warner Bros.
8The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3$789,300-17%1,908-1087$414$57,711,5514Sony / Columbia
9Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian$572,944-35%1,419-831$404$167,115,4877Fox
10Year One$554,816-41%2,240-784$248$37,472,4273Sony / Columbia