'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. 19 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Apr. 19 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Rules of Engagement$996,917-8%3,19035$313$33,704,3932Paramount
228 Days$986,274-16%2,523--$391$13,483,6041Sony / Columbia
3The Road to El Dorado$850,556-12%3,2230$264$35,732,8143DreamWorks
4Keeping the Faith$731,600-11%2,152--$340$10,377,8071Disney
5Erin Brockovich$583,717-12%3,07066$190$101,148,1665Universal
6Return to Me$455,507-9%2,320313$196$16,670,7842MGM
7The Skulls$421,197-5%2,409-7$175$27,009,0113Universal
8Ready to Rumble$271,214-10%2,5850$105$8,025,9172Warner Bros.
9Romeo Must Die$248,831-11%1,824-465$136$48,714,7064Warner Bros.
10High Fidelity$244,573-10%1,2290$199$17,663,1013Disney