'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. 28 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Aug. 28 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Bring It On$1,558,175-64%2,380--$655$18,919,0801Universal
2Space Cowboys$510,463-71%2,795-40$183$64,230,7044Warner Bros.
3What Lies Beneath$447,620-63%2,568-192$174$131,366,7506DreamWorks
4The Replacements$402,926-64%2,717-37$148$31,185,3263Warner Bros.
5Nutty Professor II: The Klumps$305,546-69%2,543-426$120$110,300,1975Universal
6Hollow Man$289,035-64%2,481-475$116$64,850,0934Sony / Columbia
7Godzilla 2000$175,292-70%2,1110$83$6,609,0452Sony / TriStar
9The Perfect Storm$114,351-66%1,205-212$95$173,519,1789Warner Bros.
10Scary Movie$73,625-58%1,5010$49$146,672,7378Miramax / Dimension