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. 24 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Sep. 24 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs$1,189,883-2%3,119--$381$35,435,3441Sony / Columbia
2The Informant!$803,210-9%2,505--$321$14,076,9061Warner Bros.
3Love Happens$522,116-10%1,898--$275$10,399,7851Universal
4Tyler Perry's I Can Do Bad All By Myself$450,315-1%2,2550$200$39,793,4302Lionsgate
5Jennifer's Body$416,359-5%2,702--$154$8,804,9031Fox
6Inglourious Basterds$373,599-9%2,519-696$148$111,737,9705Weinstein Company
79 (2009)$302,457-4%2,060399$147$24,267,5692Focus
8All About Steve$244,5080%2,159-106$113$27,652,6003Fox
9Julie & Julia$218,797-5%2,003-339$109$89,341,8217Sony / Columbia
10Whiteout$198,871-5%2,7450$72$9,408,2232Warner Bros.