'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 Wed, Oct. 4 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Oct. 4 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Remember the Titans$1,344,789-1%1,865--$721$25,000,3281Disney
2The Watcher$171,8070%2,636-141$65$26,513,5954Universal
3Nurse Betty$155,5661%1,489-2$104$21,767,0114USA Films
4Bring It On$123,358-10%2,4669$50$60,076,0336Universal
5What Lies Beneath$103,443-1%1,674-145$62$150,893,34211DreamWorks
6The Replacements$42,3911%1,156-209$37$41,094,7358Warner Bros.
7Nutty Professor II: The Klumps$32,8381%1,085-125$30$120,939,05610Universal