'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. 21 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Sep. 21 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Watcher$384,354-7%2,7453$140$19,092,9112Universal
2Nurse Betty$282,307-16%1,46910$192$15,050,4722USA Films
3Bring It On$206,80914%2,42711$85$51,720,8504Universal
4What Lies Beneath$175,2068%2,007-159$87$146,238,7069DreamWorks
5The Replacements$103,03511%1,713-345$60$40,321,2966Warner Bros.
6Highlander: Endgame$95,888-3%1,5461$62$10,446,3583Miramax / Dimension
7Nutty Professor II: The Klumps$63,34411%1,402-292$45$118,782,6748Universal