'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, Mar. 7 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Mar. 7 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Pitch Black$403,0144%1,903-27$212$30,425,6013USA Films
2Reindeer Games$395,59812%2,2040$179$15,717,3772Miramax / Dimension
3The Next Best Thing$372,0416%2,007--$185$6,354,1931Paramount
4American Beauty$363,48619%1,33916$271$86,953,68825DreamWorks
5My Dog Skip$348,261-10%2,331--$149$7,042,8308Warner Bros.
6Hanging Up$268,45414%2,6180$103$31,962,4663Sony / Columbia
7Wonder Boys$254,5685%1,504251$169$11,879,8582Paramount
8The Tigger Movie$202,048-7%2,646-172$76$35,933,9824Disney
9Scream 3$197,1051%1,826-1273$108$80,724,3575Miramax / Dimension
10Snow Day$188,302-22%2,7178$69$49,029,3734Paramount