'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, Sep. 3 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Sep. 3 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Bring It On$3,807,226-15%2,41030$1,580$33,923,9842Universal
2Space Cowboys$2,445,549-10%2,7950$875$72,621,8745Warner Bros.
3What Lies Beneath$1,707,716-7%2,407-161$709$137,542,3907DreamWorks
4Highlander: Endgame$1,495,261-14%1,543--$969$5,119,3191Miramax / Dimension
5The Replacements$1,283,220-4%2,485-232$516$35,921,4414Warner Bros.
6Nutty Professor II: The Klumps$1,130,178-9%2,133-410$530$114,191,7536Universal
7Gone in 60 Seconds$488,416-1%1,4261304$343$98,243,30913Disney