'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, Sep. 20 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Sep. 20 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs$9,014,605-31%3,119--$2,890$30,304,5391Sony / Columbia
2The Informant!$2,427,253-44%2,505--$969$10,463,8801Warner Bros.
3Tyler Perry's I Can Do Bad All By Myself$2,244,259-51%2,2550$995$37,750,9362Lionsgate
4Love Happens$1,784,374-44%1,898--$940$8,057,2791Universal
59 (2009)$1,550,539-36%2,060399$753$22,916,5082Focus
6Jennifer's Body$1,542,268-39%2,702--$571$6,867,4071Fox
7Inglourious Basterds$1,001,781-38%2,519-696$398$110,117,5015Weinstein Company
8All About Steve$754,526-49%2,159-106$349$26,651,1943Fox
9The Final Destination$635,075-37%1,805-927$352$62,406,6514Warner Bros. / New Line
10Sorority Row$584,903-45%2,591-74$226$8,880,3232Summit