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 Tue, Apr. 11 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Apr. 11 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Rules of Engagement$1,257,57310%3,155--$399$17,413,7691Paramount
2Erin Brockovich$735,82032%3,00496$245$90,923,7304Universal
3Return to Me$646,39818%2,007--$322$9,016,5851MGM
4The Road to El Dorado$456,2365%3,2235$142$26,015,7272DreamWorks
5The Skulls$446,67228%2,4164$185$20,998,3652Universal
6High Fidelity$365,69218%1,22946$298$13,565,9372Disney
7Ready to Rumble$344,13719%2,585--$133$5,949,7071Warner Bros.
8Romeo Must Die$339,42911%2,289-352$148$46,587,8743Warner Bros.
9American Beauty$321,62728%1,934-56$166$115,762,01030DreamWorks
10Mission to Mars$110,56017%1,594-911$69$56,388,1785Disney