'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, Aug. 1 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Aug. 1 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Funny People$7,352,223-15%3,007--$2,445$16,042,8121Universal
2Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince$6,755,16226%4,39368$1,538$249,894,5003Warner Bros.
4The Ugly Truth$4,785,0498%2,8820$1,660$50,716,3032Sony / Columbia
5Aliens in the Attic$2,823,097-3%3,106--$909$5,719,5261Fox
6Orphan$2,788,17613%2,7500$1,014$24,789,3352Warner Bros.
7The Hangover$2,072,57633%2,071-214$1,001$254,339,1809Warner Bros.
8Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs$2,010,65319%2,757-543$729$180,236,7865Fox
9The Proposal$1,938,19420%2,435-344$796$147,594,9527Disney
10Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen$1,822,86027%2,626-611$694$386,758,7716Paramount / DreamWorks