'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. 21 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Apr. 21 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
2Love & Basketball$3,176,592--1,237--$2,568$3,176,5921New Line
328 Days$2,941,940135%2,5230$1,166$17,679,4022Sony / Columbia
4Rules of Engagement$2,828,644110%3,22030$878$37,876,9773Paramount
5Keeping the Faith$2,649,296158%2,1586$1,228$14,053,2112Disney
6The Road to El Dorado$2,233,611133%3,170-53$705$38,924,2194DreamWorks
7Erin Brockovich$1,971,635167%3,056-14$645$103,857,7446Universal
8Return to Me$1,368,915140%2,3200$590$18,610,5873MGM
9The Skulls$1,054,92272%2,047-362$515$28,678,0284Universal