Grosses

'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, Mar. 8 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Mar. 8 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Reindeer Games$360,035-9%2,2040$163$16,077,4122Miramax / Dimension
2Pitch Black$353,691-12%1,903-27$186$30,779,2923USA Films
3My Dog Skip$344,112-1%2,331--$148$7,386,9428Warner Bros.
4American Beauty$335,065-8%1,33916$250$87,288,75325DreamWorks
5The Next Best Thing$316,959-15%2,007--$158$6,671,1521Paramount
6Wonder Boys$243,698-4%1,504251$162$12,123,5562Paramount
7Hanging Up$227,572-15%2,6180$87$32,190,0383Sony / Columbia
8The Tigger Movie$182,018-10%2,646-172$69$36,116,0004Disney
9Snow Day$169,573-10%2,7178$62$49,198,9464Paramount
10Scream 3$169,298-14%1,826-1273$93$80,893,6555Miramax / Dimension