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 Thu, Aug. 24 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Aug. 24 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Space Cowboys$838,3152%2,8350$296$57,203,1123Warner Bros.
2The Replacements$787,8424%2,7540$286$26,705,4662Warner Bros.
3What Lies Beneath$678,0484%2,760-165$246$126,306,3955DreamWorks
4Nutty Professor II: The Klumps$489,649-6%2,969-282$165$106,434,1074Universal
5Hollow Man$479,0673%2,9560$162$63,754,7213Sony / Columbia
6Godzilla 2000$302,652-10%2,111--$143$5,852,7161Sony / TriStar
7X-Men$286,8791%1,624-521$177$149,865,8556Fox
8The Perfect Storm$193,5072%1,417-521$137$173,068,8078Warner Bros.
9Scary Movie$148,6647%1,501-443$99$146,422,2937Miramax / Dimension
10Disney's The Kid$145,973-17%1,222-295$119$63,055,1377Disney