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, Sep. 3 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Sep. 3 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Final Destination$1,608,798-4%3,121--$515$35,141,1681Warner Bros. / New Line
2Inglourious Basterds$1,547,278-8%3,1650$489$80,193,6852Weinstein Company
3District 9$887,403-1%3,180130$279$94,274,1033Sony / TriStar
4Julie & Julia$743,9402%2,50340$297$73,646,0024Sony / Columbia
5Halloween II (2009)$740,931-7%3,025--$245$20,054,4431Weinstein / Dimension
6The Time Traveler's Wife$587,7781%2,961-27$199$50,345,6263Warner Bros. / New Line
7G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra$494,6741%3,467-486$143$134,315,1574Paramount
8Shorts$259,733-3%3,1050$84$14,429,7192Warner Bros.
9Taking Woodstock$219,787-8%1,3931391$158$4,526,5871Focus Features
10Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince$207,8745%1,508-428$138$295,116,6707Warner Bros.