'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 Tue, Jan. 5 2010

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Jan. 5 2010LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
2Sherlock Holmes$2,702,422-7%3,6260$745$144,329,3202Warner Bros.
3It's Complicated$1,738,25519%2,89710$600$62,379,3202Universal
4Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel$1,552,890-30%3,74747$414$159,843,2812Fox
5Up in the Air$910,70512%1,8950$481$46,113,0415Paramount
6The Blind Side$768,341-7%2,926160$263$209,908,5517Warner Bros.
7The Princess and the Frog$525,568-26%3,328-147$158$87,126,9924Disney
8Did You Hear About the Morgans?$420,53010%2,7180$155$26,151,6783Sony / Columbia
9Nine$414,33014%1,4120$293$14,476,2633The Weinstein Company
10Invictus$318,0182%2,17010$147$31,165,3244Warner Bros.