'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, Sep. 14 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Sep. 14 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Watcher$548,208-7%2,742--$200$11,571,4571Universal
2Nurse Betty$391,616-24%1,459--$268$9,105,6901USA Films
3Bring It On$240,2470%2,4166$99$45,847,0053Universal
4What Lies Beneath$200,9598%2,166-241$93$143,169,9698DreamWorks
5Highlander: Endgame$144,561-4%1,5452$94$9,733,3972Miramax / Dimension
6The Replacements$121,54518%2,058-427$59$39,642,1785Warner Bros.
7Nutty Professor II: The Klumps$76,36314%1,694-439$45$117,329,4577Universal
8Hollow Man$56,8539%1,184-765$48$66,973,8936Sony / Columbia