'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, Jul. 11 2001

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Jul. 11 2001LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within$5,007,252--2,382--$2,102$5,007,2520Sony / Columbia
2Cats & Dogs$2,892,325-4%3,0400$951$22,615,3591Warner Bros.
3Scary Movie 2$2,014,575-25%3,2200$626$42,133,1351Miramax / Dimension
4The Fast and the Furious$1,454,726-15%2,79875$520$106,139,9763Universal
5Dr. Dolittle 2$1,391,7310%3,028-25$460$25,961,2193Fox
6A.I. Artificial Intelligence$1,244,567-17%3,2420$384$63,771,4852Warner Bros.
7Kiss of the Dragon$1,047,293-26%2,025--$517$3,807,0241Fox
9Lara Croft, Tomb Raider$748,751-14%3,010-339$249$64,903,9704Paramount
10Atlantis: The Lost Empire$691,350-6%2,272-758$304$35,116,3584Disney