'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, May. 31 2001

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, May. 31 2001LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Pearl Harbor$4,215,458-5%3,214--$1,312$89,294,0081Disney
3The Mummy Returns$872,3602%3,553101$246$173,427,4594Universal
4A Knight's Tale$554,5577%2,964-16$187$11,827,7593Sony / Columbia
5Angel Eyes$403,956-1%2,40732$168$5,672,6922Warner Bros.
6Bridget Jones's Diary$312,593-2%1,741-401$180$17,594,0137Miramax
7Along Came a Spider$144,4445%1,408-500$103$17,603,2758Paramount
8Driven$113,3265%1,523-488$74$7,323,3725Warner Bros.