'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. 15 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Sep. 15 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Watcher$1,715,910213%2,7453$625$13,287,3672Universal
2Bring It On$1,419,175491%2,42711$585$47,266,1804Universal
3Nurse Betty$1,348,365244%1,46910$918$10,454,0552USA Films
4What Lies Beneath$701,390249%2,007-159$349$143,871,3599DreamWorks
5Nutty Professor II: The Klumps$301,717295%1,402-292$215$117,631,1748Universal