'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, Oct. 11 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Oct. 11 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Couples Retreat$8,429,932-37%3,000--$2,810$34,288,5221Universal
2Zombieland$4,013,490-34%3,0382$1,321$47,601,3842Sony / Columbia
3Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs$3,347,834-34%2,99215$1,119$95,776,4584Sony / Columbia
4Toy Story / Toy Story 2 (3D)$2,437,072-27%1,7527$1,391$22,765,8952Disney
6The Invention of Lying$833,411-42%1,74336$478$12,295,6212Warner Bros.
7Whip It$757,913-36%1,73817$436$8,796,6122Fox Searchlight
8Fame (2009)$677,468-38%3,110-23$218$20,029,3763MGM
9The Informant!$543,991-46%2,202-223$247$29,851,0404Warner Bros.
10Tyler Perry's I Can Do Bad All By Myself$379,587-47%1,313-256$289$50,387,0945Lionsgate