'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, Jan. 12 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Jan. 12 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Next Friday$2,696,625--1,103--$2,445$2,696,6250New Line
2The Green Mile$650,038-15%2,678-197$243$93,839,9445Warner Bros.
3The Talented Mr. Ripley$603,026-13%2,3167$260$56,079,9883Paramount
4Any Given Sunday$503,990-20%2,5050$201$61,035,8233Warner Bros.
5Stuart Little$424,938-14%2,97979$143$98,096,4054Sony / Columbia
6Galaxy Quest$421,366-10%2,4508$172$39,783,9603DreamWorks
7Magnolia$405,882-15%1,034--$393$7,441,0494New Line
8Snow Falling on Cedars$304,052-11%1,1501147$264$5,004,1313Universal
9Toy Story 2$302,079-12%2,752-350$110$220,677,8837Disney
10Anna and the King$291,757-14%2,004-125$146$31,897,3424Fox