'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 Mon, Jul. 2 2001

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Jul. 2 2001LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1A.I. Artificial Intelligence$3,747,143-56%3,242--$1,156$33,101,8781Warner Bros.
2The Fast and the Furious$3,008,907-51%2,72395$1,105$80,877,4522Universal
3Dr. Dolittle 2$2,315,470--3,0534$758$14,281,8862Fox
4Lara Croft, Tomb Raider$1,602,917--3,34937$479$56,914,6193Paramount
5Atlantis: The Lost Empire$1,433,553--3,030-41$473$28,563,1043Disney
7Baby Boy$1,048,594--1,533--$684$4,130,9641Sony / Columbia
9Pearl Harbor$711,702-51%2,305-363$309$180,451,9026Disney
10Swordfish$618,540--2,225-435$278$26,513,9144Warner Bros.