'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 Tue, Aug. 22 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Aug. 22 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Space Cowboys$932,97213%2,8350$329$55,545,8053Warner Bros.
2The Replacements$928,79414%2,7540$337$25,156,9292Warner Bros.
3What Lies Beneath$842,88816%2,760-165$305$124,979,1005DreamWorks
4Hollow Man$654,61314%2,9560$221$62,808,4043Sony / Columbia
5Nutty Professor II: The Klumps$563,8220%2,969-282$190$105,423,1784Universal
6Godzilla 2000$400,750-1%2,111--$190$5,213,4921Sony / TriStar
8The Perfect Storm$221,19018%1,417-521$156$172,686,4388Warner Bros.
9Scary Movie$170,0863%1,501-443$113$146,134,2467Miramax / Dimension
10Disney's The Kid$159,43011%1,222-295$130$62,733,0937Disney