'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, Jun. 1 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Jun. 1 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Mission: Impossible II$3,623,635-3%3,6530$992$103,706,1151Paramount
2Shanghai Noon$1,187,0283%2,711--$438$23,264,8621Disney
3Gladiator (2000)$1,143,729-1%3,188147$359$130,580,9944DreamWorks
4Road Trip$1,118,065-2%2,631101$425$38,815,4042DreamWorks
6The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas$96,45631%1,491-1201$65$30,349,9645Universal