'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, Aug. 7 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Aug. 7 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Hollow Man$3,308,179-58%2,956--$1,119$29,723,4531Sony / Columbia
2Space Cowboys$2,146,853-62%2,805--$765$20,242,7051Warner Bros.
3Nutty Professor II: The Klumps$1,980,581-64%3,2475$610$78,683,2692Universal
4What Lies Beneath$1,920,306-55%2,86742$670$97,051,7933DreamWorks
6Scary Movie$591,355-56%2,597-659$228$141,904,6345Miramax / Dimension
7The Perfect Storm$577,698-55%2,602-491$222$166,167,3446Warner Bros.
8Disney's The Kid$500,160-46%1,979-349$253$58,927,4325Disney
9Pokemon: The Movie 2000$414,940-47%2,359-393$176$37,307,4023Warner Bros.
10Thomas and the Magic Railroad$341,649-56%2,1104$162$9,899,5702Destination