'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 Fri, Apr. 14 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Apr. 14 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
128 Days$3,377,522--2,523--$1,339$3,377,5221Sony / Columbia
2Rules of Engagement$3,122,534172%3,19035$979$22,788,0712Paramount
3Keeping the Faith$2,457,606--2,152--$1,142$2,457,6061Disney
4Erin Brockovich$2,010,437191%3,07066$655$94,299,9545Universal
5Return to Me$1,545,911156%2,320313$666$11,791,0942MGM
6The Skulls$1,336,671282%2,409-7$555$23,035,0413Universal
7The Road to El Dorado$1,303,905197%3,2230$405$28,192,3473DreamWorks
8High Fidelity$760,123139%1,2290$618$14,960,9153Disney