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 Wed, Dec. 23 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Dec. 23 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel$18,801,277--3,656--$5,143$18,801,2770Fox
2Avatar$16,445,2912%3,452--$4,764$125,943,0531Fox
3The Princess and the Frog$2,451,123-22%3,47541$705$53,226,3142Disney
4The Blind Side$2,177,448-2%3,40719$639$171,123,3415Warner Bros.
5Up in the Air$1,726,665219%1,8951823$911$11,009,8773Paramount
6Did You Hear About the Morgans?$1,033,367-14%2,718--$380$9,937,1651Sony / Columbia
7Disney's A Christmas Carol$979,285-5%1,736-666$564$133,705,6357Disney
8The Twilight Saga: New Moon$903,460-14%2,642-993$342$277,522,6465Summit
9Invictus$803,151-4%2,1250$378$18,264,6772Warner Bros.
10Brothers (2009)$424,759-26%1,714-374$248$23,898,4923Lionsgate