'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, May. 31 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, May. 31 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Mission: Impossible II$3,736,402-17%3,6530$1,023$100,082,4801Paramount
2Gladiator (2000)$1,160,551-9%3,188147$364$129,437,2654DreamWorks
3Shanghai Noon$1,151,649-10%2,711--$425$22,077,8341Disney
4Road Trip$1,136,171-12%2,631101$432$37,697,3392DreamWorks
6The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas$73,587-1%1,491-1201$49$30,253,5085Universal