Grosses

'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 Wed, Aug. 19 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Aug. 19 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1District 9$3,866,740-16%3,049--$1,268$50,987,6731Sony / TriStar
2G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra$2,185,612-16%4,0070$545$105,961,6372Paramount
3The Time Traveler's Wife$2,055,943-17%2,988--$688$25,495,7321Warner Bros. / New Line
4Julie & Julia$1,733,267-9%2,3540$736$48,609,7362Sony / Columbia
5G-Force$958,127-15%3,065-417$313$102,144,4814Disney
6Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince$696,038-8%2,771-684$251$286,073,4175Warner Bros.
7The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard$665,437-18%1,838--$362$7,951,6441Paramount Vantage
8The Ugly Truth$629,616-12%2,733-242$230$79,433,4874Sony / Columbia
9(500) Days of Summer$459,580-11%1,048231$439$19,374,3555Fox Searchlight
10Funny People$413,954-13%2,584-424$160$49,253,9333Universal