'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. 18 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Apr. 18 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
128 Days$1,173,57916%2,523--$465$12,497,3301Sony / Columbia
2Rules of Engagement$1,078,0455%3,19035$338$32,707,4762Paramount
3The Road to El Dorado$965,83911%3,2230$300$34,882,2583DreamWorks
4Keeping the Faith$825,73112%2,152--$384$9,646,2071Disney
5Erin Brockovich$661,99314%3,07066$216$100,564,4495Universal
6Return to Me$502,58810%2,320313$217$16,215,2772MGM
7The Skulls$445,1506%2,409-7$185$26,587,8143Universal
8Ready to Rumble$301,3988%2,5850$117$7,754,7032Warner Bros.
9Romeo Must Die$278,1409%1,824-465$152$48,465,8754Warner Bros.
10High Fidelity$271,1324%1,2290$221$17,418,5283Disney