'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. 27 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Apr. 27 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
2Rules of Engagement$577,570-1%3,22030$179$45,583,8863Paramount
3Keeping the Faith$563,038-1%2,1586$261$21,053,9502Disney
4The Road to El Dorado$545,943-4%3,170-53$172$44,440,2124DreamWorks
528 Days$532,836-6%2,5230$211$24,580,4972Sony / Columbia
6Love & Basketball$493,3242%1,237--$399$10,422,3771New Line
7Erin Brockovich$444,4390%3,056-14$145$109,254,0216Universal
8Return to Me$365,008-2%2,3200$157$22,753,8243MGM
9The Skulls$194,1480%2,047-362$95$31,265,7984Universal
10High Fidelity$169,9211%1,2312$138$19,247,7084Disney