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.
|1||The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers||$25,017,530||-49%||3,622||0||$6,907||$261,031,944||3||New Line|
|2||Catch Me If You Can (2002)||$21,143,257||-30%||3,170||14||$6,670||$97,439,273||2||DreamWorks|
|3||Two Weeks Notice||$11,126,433||-28%||2,755||0||$4,039||$68,810,781||3||Warner Bros.|
|4||Maid in Manhattan||$8,620,517||-31%||3,050||112||$2,826||$76,327,289||4||Sony / Columbia|
|5||Gangs of New York||$7,327,177||-33%||2,305||115||$3,179||$47,084,983||3||Miramax|
|6||The Wild Thornberrys Movie||$5,509,680||-25%||2,881||-131||$1,912||$31,528,936||3||Paramount|
|8||Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets||$4,655,191||-28%||2,015||-490||$2,310||$252,104,909||8||Warner Bros.|
|9||The Hot Chick||$3,631,339||-25%||2,160||-86||$1,681||$29,853,073||4||Disney|
|10||Die Another Day||$2,939,517||-33%||1,808||-67||$1,626||$153,770,255||7||MGM|