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 Thu, Apr. 20 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Apr. 20 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Rules of Engagement$1,343,94035%3,19035$421$35,048,3332Paramount
228 Days$1,253,85827%2,523--$497$14,737,4621Sony / Columbia
3Keeping the Faith$1,026,10840%2,152--$477$11,403,9151Disney
4The Road to El Dorado$957,79413%3,2230$297$36,690,6083DreamWorks
5Erin Brockovich$737,94326%3,07066$240$101,886,1095Universal
6The Skulls$614,09546%2,409-7$255$27,623,1063Universal
7Return to Me$570,88825%2,320313$246$17,241,6722MGM
8Ready to Rumble$368,02336%2,5850$142$8,393,9402Warner Bros.
9High Fidelity$320,94031%1,2290$261$17,984,0413Disney
10Romeo Must Die$317,71428%1,824-465$174$49,032,4204Warner Bros.