'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, Feb. 20 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Feb. 20 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Whole Nine Yards$4,260,152-30%2,910--$1,464$13,732,2491Warner Bros.
2Snow Day$4,222,217-16%2,70238$1,563$27,759,0682Paramount
3Hanging Up$4,043,806-30%2,618--$1,545$13,567,6481Sony / Columbia
4Pitch Black$3,937,307-13%1,832--$2,149$11,634,1201USA Films
5The Tigger Movie$3,101,292-15%2,75532$1,126$19,936,2442Disney
6Scream 3$2,623,967-30%3,368-99$779$70,832,4193Miramax / Dimension
7American Beauty$1,941,188-22%1,287--$1,508$73,706,09423DreamWorks
8Galaxy Quest$430,272-20%1,186-403$363$67,610,4629DreamWorks