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 Tue, Aug. 25 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Aug. 25 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Inglourious Basterds$4,245,788-9%3,165--$1,341$46,980,4401Weinstein Company
2District 9$2,009,1080%3,0501$659$76,821,5402Sony / TriStar
3Julie & Julia$1,217,32219%2,463109$494$61,330,7523Sony / Columbia
4The Time Traveler's Wife$1,210,99914%2,9880$405$39,444,1552Warner Bros. / New Line
5G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra$1,167,1562%3,953-54$295$122,543,1123Paramount
6Shorts$638,0687%3,105--$205$7,645,1181Warner Bros.
7G-Force$471,24113%2,561-504$184$108,113,9485Disney
8Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince$406,1420%1,936-835$210$291,051,7146Warner Bros.
9The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard$386,7634%1,84911$209$12,006,4422Paramount Vantage
10The Ugly Truth$365,49013%1,971-762$185$83,497,7585Sony / Columbia