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. 22 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Mar. 22 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Romeo Must Die$4,105,319--2,602--$1,578$4,105,3190Warner Bros.
2Erin Brockovich$2,235,852-13%2,848--$785$35,260,2661Universal
3Mission to Mars$664,969-18%3,0606$217$42,890,2782Disney
4American Beauty$354,299-9%1,661139$213$97,361,27427DreamWorks
5My Dog Skip$337,7832%2,3310$145$22,323,01310Warner Bros.
6The Ninth Gate$243,761-30%1,65771$147$13,643,1552Artisan
7The Tigger Movie$134,9011%1,701-392$79$41,992,9016Disney
8Snow Day$121,6710%2,387-285$51$56,378,6106Paramount
9Pitch Black$109,276-29%1,384-346$79$35,942,3365USA Films
10Reindeer Games$105,613-20%1,701-412$62$21,096,3984Miramax / Dimension