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. 23 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, May. 23 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Gladiator (2000)$1,902,031-15%3,04198$625$107,267,0163DreamWorks
2Road Trip$1,850,772-7%2,530--$732$19,318,5011DreamWorks
3U-571$395,421-7%2,736-84$145$65,220,3375Universal
4The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas$134,107-34%2,692-433$50$28,169,7684Universal
5Screwed$122,434-8%1,7612$70$6,272,8182Universal
6Rules of Engagement$92,688-11%1,062--$87$53,923,3947Paramount