'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 Fri, Sep. 8 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Sep. 8 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Watcher$2,879,601--2,742--$1,050$2,879,6011Universal
2Nurse Betty$2,116,738--1,459--$1,451$2,116,7381USA Films
3Bring It On$1,908,439486%2,4166$790$39,893,5983Universal
4Space Cowboys$877,346188%2,607-188$337$76,374,2696Warner Bros.
5What Lies Beneath$800,777211%2,166-241$370$140,412,2728DreamWorks
6Highlander: Endgame$519,897107%1,5452$337$7,699,9312Miramax / Dimension
7The Replacements$497,802206%2,058-427$242$37,944,5605Warner Bros.
8Nutty Professor II: The Klumps$398,908275%1,694-439$235$115,796,3457Universal