'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, Aug. 2 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Aug. 2 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Nutty Professor II: The Klumps$3,517,642-23%3,242--$1,085$55,211,0511Universal
2What Lies Beneath$2,758,708-19%2,82512$977$78,570,1422DreamWorks
4Scary Movie$968,056-22%3,256-45$297$136,096,1084Miramax / Dimension
5The Perfect Storm$808,849-19%3,093-110$262$160,781,5855Warner Bros.
6Disney's The Kid$754,482-18%2,328-15$324$54,672,4174Disney
7Pokemon: The Movie 2000$693,419-22%2,7520$252$35,466,8012Warner Bros.
8Thomas and the Magic Railroad$517,864-19%2,10652$246$8,282,2971Destination
9The Patriot$515,787-17%2,329-422$221$102,867,3935Sony / Columbia
10Loser$387,703-24%2,0160$192$13,432,2732Sony / Columbia