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 Tue, May. 2 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, May. 2 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1U-571$1,033,08811%2,61633$395$40,072,7692Universal
2The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas$395,811-4%3,040--$130$11,324,6271Universal
3Rules of Engagement$383,02310%3,027-193$127$50,960,4164Paramount
4Keeping the Faith$336,02719%2,17113$155$26,127,3073Disney
528 Days$332,96831%2,5230$132$29,170,6763Sony / Columbia
6Erin Brockovich$274,58722%2,498-558$110$113,376,4347Universal
7Love & Basketball$271,412-7%1,2458$218$16,090,1502New Line
8Return to Me$209,50323%2,006-314$104$25,426,0624MGM
9The Skulls$106,09023%1,333-714$80$32,715,3405Universal
10The Road to El Dorado$104,282-8%2,247-923$46$46,663,2145DreamWorks