'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 Sat, Feb. 26 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Feb. 26 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Whole Nine Yards$4,513,81665%2,9100$1,551$26,140,4582Warner Bros.
2Snow Day$3,806,77876%2,7097$1,405$40,308,4683Paramount
3Reindeer Games$3,451,14239%2,204--$1,566$5,928,6081Miramax / Dimension
4Hanging Up$3,245,56036%2,6180$1,240$24,187,7142Sony / Columbia
5Pitch Black$3,098,14548%1,93098$1,605$21,042,6712USA Films
6The Tigger Movie$2,844,733114%2,81863$1,009$28,515,9343Disney
7Wonder Boys$2,691,37562%1,253--$2,148$4,395,7821Paramount
8American Beauty$2,118,66471%1,32336$1,601$79,570,05124DreamWorks
9Scream 3$2,051,68147%3,099-269$662$77,249,7974Miramax / Dimension