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 Thu, Aug. 27 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Aug. 27 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Inglourious Basterds$3,152,340-12%3,1653137$996$53,717,9601Weinstein Company
2District 9$1,590,914-6%3,0501$522$80,113,4802Sony / TriStar
3Julie & Julia$1,108,944-4%2,463109$450$63,597,8143Sony / Columbia
4The Time Traveler's Wife$973,406-6%2,9880$326$41,449,6082Warner Bros. / New Line
5G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra$911,051-7%3,953-54$230$124,435,5923Paramount
6Shorts$493,040-11%3,105--$159$8,694,8661Warner Bros.
7G-Force$401,362-9%2,561-504$157$108,956,4965Disney
8Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince$352,631-9%1,936-835$182$291,793,1656Warner Bros.
9The Ugly Truth$326,779-2%1,971-762$166$84,158,4205Sony / Columbia
10The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard$290,435-13%1,426-412$204$12,629,4072Paramount Vantage