'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, Mar. 12 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Mar. 12 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Mission to Mars$5,697,288-39%3,054--$1,866$22,918,9941Disney
2The Ninth Gate$1,849,166-33%1,586--$1,166$6,811,1181Artisan
3My Dog Skip$1,844,842-34%2,3310$791$13,784,4329Warner Bros.
4American Beauty$967,152-44%1,522183$635$91,301,31526DreamWorks
5Snow Day$962,171-38%2,672-45$360$52,579,4745Paramount
6The Tigger Movie$852,668-27%2,093-553$407$38,790,2135Disney
7The Next Best Thing$827,258-45%2,03427$407$10,402,8442Paramount
8Reindeer Games$770,091-41%2,113-91$364$19,295,4963Miramax / Dimension
9Pitch Black$751,566-48%1,730-173$434$34,086,7114USA Films
10Wonder Boys$625,449--1,5095$414$12,990,1723Paramount