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, Apr. 12 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Apr. 12 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Rules of Engagement$1,102,923-12%3,155--$350$18,516,6921Paramount
2Erin Brockovich$675,674-8%3,00496$225$91,599,4044Universal
3Return to Me$625,307-3%2,007--$312$9,641,8921MGM
4The Road to El Dorado$433,599-5%3,2235$135$26,449,3262DreamWorks
5The Skulls$350,287-22%2,4164$145$21,348,6522Universal
6High Fidelity$316,980-13%1,22946$258$13,882,9172Disney
7Romeo Must Die$284,471-16%2,289-352$124$46,872,3453Warner Bros.
8American Beauty$270,503-16%1,934-56$140$116,032,51330DreamWorks
9Ready to Rumble$265,158-23%2,585--$103$6,214,8651Warner Bros.
10Mission to Mars$98,710-11%1,594-911$62$56,486,8885Disney