'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 Sun, Aug. 2 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Aug. 2 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Funny People$6,615,789-10%3,007--$2,200$22,658,6011Universal
2Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince$5,778,714-14%4,39368$1,315$255,673,2143Warner Bros.
4The Ugly Truth$3,952,529-17%2,8820$1,371$54,668,8322Sony / Columbia
5Aliens in the Attic$2,287,616-19%3,106--$737$8,007,1421Fox
6Orphan$2,278,826-18%2,7500$829$27,068,1612Warner Bros.
7Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs$1,830,619-9%2,757-543$664$182,067,4055Fox
8The Hangover$1,560,448-25%2,071-214$753$255,899,6289Warner Bros.
9Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen$1,435,049-21%2,626-611$546$388,193,8206Paramount / DreamWorks
10The Proposal$1,371,774-29%2,435-344$563$148,966,7267Disney