'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, Dec. 29 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Dec. 29 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Cast Away$11,120,31426%2,7740$4,009$80,772,2432Fox
2What Women Want (2000)$7,625,93224%3,0462$2,504$96,980,4933Paramount
3Miss Congeniality$5,296,25622%2,6680$1,985$32,776,2312Warner Bros.
4The Family Man$4,644,44132%2,3946$1,940$31,041,9392Universal
5How the Grinch Stole Christmas$2,987,2672%3,161-3$945$247,332,5257Universal
6Vertical Limit$2,310,68034%2,45651$941$46,033,7214Sony / Columbia