Grosses

'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. 23 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Aug. 23 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Space Cowboys$818,992-12%2,8350$289$56,364,7973Warner Bros.
2The Replacements$760,695-18%2,7540$276$25,917,6242Warner Bros.
3What Lies Beneath$649,247-23%2,760-165$235$125,628,3475DreamWorks
4Nutty Professor II: The Klumps$521,280-8%2,969-282$176$105,944,4584Universal
5Hollow Man$467,250-29%2,9560$158$63,275,6543Sony / Columbia
6Godzilla 2000$336,572-16%2,111--$159$5,550,0641Sony / TriStar
7X-Men$285,109-19%1,624-521$176$149,578,9766Fox
8The Perfect Storm$188,862-15%1,417-521$133$172,875,3008Warner Bros.
9Disney's The Kid$176,07110%1,222-295$144$62,909,1647Disney
10Scary Movie$139,383-18%1,501-443$93$146,273,6297Miramax / Dimension