'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, Jul. 19 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Jul. 19 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
2Scary Movie$2,818,249-17%3,152240$894$99,427,4182Miramax / Dimension
3The Perfect Storm$1,783,844-10%3,4070$524$134,082,5833Warner Bros.
4Disney's The Kid$1,549,7086%2,320153$668$34,326,6492Disney
5The Patriot$1,067,744-13%3,0610$349$86,159,6333Sony / Columbia
6Me, Myself & Irene$711,581-13%2,850-146$250$79,346,3704Fox
7The Adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle$384,01310%2,328-154$165$21,466,0153Universal
8Gone in 60 Seconds$346,968-14%1,702-169$204$92,086,0376Disney
9Big Momma's House$324,050-5%1,643-283$197$109,298,0197Fox
10Mission: Impossible II$218,009-22%1,709-348$128$208,428,6758Paramount