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 Wed, Apr. 26 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Apr. 26 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1U-571$1,472,962-12%2,583--$570$24,540,1771Universal
2Rules of Engagement$583,970-11%3,22030$181$45,006,3163Paramount
328 Days$568,632-18%2,5230$225$24,047,6612Sony / Columbia
4The Road to El Dorado$568,4752%3,170-53$179$43,894,2694DreamWorks
5Keeping the Faith$567,274-6%2,1586$263$20,490,9122Disney
6Love & Basketball$482,551-9%1,237--$390$9,929,0531New Line
7Erin Brockovich$443,980-9%3,056-14$145$108,809,5826Universal
8Return to Me$371,120-4%2,3200$160$22,388,8163MGM
9The Skulls$194,546-21%2,047-362$95$31,071,6504Universal
10High Fidelity$167,818-11%1,2312$136$19,077,7874Disney