'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, Apr. 25 2001

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Apr. 25 2001LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Bridget Jones's Diary$856,886-17%2,221610$386$6,960,4222Miramax
2Along Came a Spider$569,627-17%2,54313$224$11,582,7493Paramount
3Blow$516,096-19%2,103-146$245$10,713,9163New Line
4Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles$368,113-13%2,123--$173$1,195,4841Paramount
5Freddy Got Fingered$362,640-33%2,271--$160$1,390,0651Fox
6Spy Kids$354,402-3%3,19119$111$43,490,6744Miramax / Dimension
7Joe Dirt$213,093-17%2,6380$81$6,493,4322Sony / Columbia
8Enemy at the Gates$172,853-16%1,645-49$105$30,489,4896Paramount
9Kingdom Come$162,833-11%1,1110$147$16,627,3492Fox Searchlight
10Heartbreakers (2001)$113,556-11%1,886-591$60$22,966,5535MGM