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 Fri, Oct. 23 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Oct. 23 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Paranormal Activity$7,572,393296%1,9451185$3,893$48,048,9152Paramount
2Saw VI$6,957,026--3,036--$2,292$6,957,0261Lionsgate
3Where the Wild Things Are$4,344,146181%3,7350$1,163$43,883,6302Warner Bros.
4Law Abiding Citizen$4,123,208170%2,8900$1,427$31,726,2542Overture
5Couples Retreat$3,642,713227%3,07465$1,185$70,759,5983Universal
6Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant$2,230,465--2,754--$810$2,230,4651Universal
7The Stepfather (2009)$2,209,426289%2,7340$808$16,060,7042Sony / Screen Gems
8Astro Boy$1,823,289--3,014--$605$1,823,2891Summit
9Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs$1,405,704247%2,741-296$513$111,008,9266Sony / Columbia
10Zombieland$1,368,275133%2,447-724$559$64,371,1504Sony / Columbia