'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, Oct. 5 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Oct. 5 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Remember the Titans$1,655,07823%1,865--$887$26,655,4061Disney
2The Watcher$184,2877%2,636-141$70$26,697,8824Universal
3Nurse Betty$171,51810%1,489-2$115$21,938,5294USA Films
4Bring It On$160,22030%2,4669$65$60,236,2536Universal
5What Lies Beneath$122,79719%1,674-145$73$151,016,13911DreamWorks
6The Replacements$48,86115%1,156-209$42$41,143,5968Warner Bros.
7Nutty Professor II: The Klumps$37,82215%1,085-125$35$120,976,87810Universal