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, Sep. 2 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Sep. 2 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Inglourious Basterds$1,683,099-15%3,1650$532$78,646,4072Weinstein Company
2The Final Destination$1,678,953-24%3,121--$538$33,532,3701Warner Bros. / New Line
3District 9$896,037-17%3,180130$282$93,386,7003Sony / TriStar
4Halloween II (2009)$794,394-26%3,025--$263$19,313,5121Weinstein / Dimension
5Julie & Julia$727,265-12%2,50340$291$72,902,0624Sony / Columbia
6The Time Traveler's Wife$581,248-17%2,961-27$196$49,757,8483Warner Bros. / New Line
7G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra$491,274-18%3,467-486$142$133,820,4834Paramount
8Shorts$266,917-23%3,1050$86$14,169,9862Warner Bros.
9Taking Woodstock$239,863-18%1,3931391$172$4,306,8001Focus Features
10Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince$197,686-11%1,508-428$131$294,908,7967Warner Bros.