'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, Nov. 15 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Nov. 15 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
12012$17,097,511-31%3,404--$5,023$65,237,7511Sony / Columbia
2Disney's A Christmas Carol$6,285,925-40%3,6830$1,707$63,274,4072Disney
3Michael Jackson's This Is It$1,322,851-41%3,037-444$436$67,188,5973Sony / Columbia
4The Men Who Stare at Goats$1,311,345-50%2,45310$535$23,037,3892Overture
5The Fourth Kind$961,278-49%2,5303$380$20,450,8432Universal
6Law Abiding Citizen$869,782-48%2,071-403$420$67,186,5675Overture
7Paranormal Activity$805,130-54%2,712154$297$103,687,7915Paramount
8Couples Retreat$790,256-60%2,509-348$315$102,048,1726Universal
9Where the Wild Things Are$679,771-39%2,090-666$325$73,445,6255Warner Bros.
10The Box$655,017-52%2,6350$249$13,180,0772Warner Bros.