'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 Sun, Aug. 20 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Aug. 20 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Space Cowboys$2,456,573-43%2,8350$867$53,789,8723Warner Bros.
2The Replacements$1,970,809-33%2,7540$716$23,410,2922Warner Bros.
3What Lies Beneath$1,847,694-34%2,760-165$669$123,411,6855DreamWorks
4Hollow Man$1,732,899-31%2,9560$586$61,581,5623Sony / Columbia
5Nutty Professor II: The Klumps$1,692,410-37%2,969-282$570$104,294,7534Universal
6Godzilla 2000$1,181,445-30%2,111--$560$4,409,3641Sony / TriStar
8The Perfect Storm$471,462--1,417-521$333$172,278,0558Warner Bros.
9Scary Movie$345,134--1,501-443$230$145,799,0987Miramax / Dimension
10Disney's The Kid$317,424--1,222-295$260$62,429,3997Disney