'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 Mon, Jul. 24 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Jul. 24 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1What Lies Beneath$4,252,521-50%2,813--$1,512$33,956,0501DreamWorks
3Pokemon: The Movie 2000$2,075,986-50%2,752--$754$21,652,9301Warner Bros.
4Scary Movie$1,979,476-54%3,301149$600$119,204,0703Miramax / Dimension
5The Perfect Storm$1,232,489-54%3,203-204$385$146,591,8064Warner Bros.
6Disney's The Kid$1,019,402-45%2,34323$435$43,355,7953Disney
7Loser$915,463-43%2,016--$454$6,925,2311Sony / Columbia
8The Patriot$812,099-54%2,751-310$295$94,220,8954Sony / Columbia
9Me, Myself & Irene$346,543-58%2,450-400$141$83,354,3465Fox
10Big Momma's House$202,088-56%1,193-450$169$111,517,3008Fox