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 Sun, Aug. 23 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Aug. 23 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Inglourious Basterds$10,596,226-19%3,165--$3,348$38,069,4971Weinstein Company
2District 9$5,439,427-25%3,0501$1,783$72,804,3272Sony / TriStar
3G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra$3,400,067-34%3,953-54$860$120,235,3443Paramount
4Julie & Julia$2,505,854-32%2,463109$1,017$59,094,6563Sony / Columbia
5The Time Traveler's Wife$2,474,237-36%2,9880$828$37,166,5812Warner Bros. / New Line
6Shorts$1,647,073-37%3,105--$530$6,409,3541Warner Bros.
7G-Force$1,122,357-37%2,561-504$438$107,226,9405Disney
8Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince$1,070,525-25%1,936-835$553$290,238,7596Warner Bros.
9The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard$849,607-17%1,84911$459$11,246,2762Paramount Vantage
10The Ugly Truth$685,718-41%1,971-762$348$82,808,7775Sony / Columbia