'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, Aug. 1 2001

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Aug. 1 2001LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Planet of the Apes (2001)$6,217,030-17%3,500--$1,776$90,473,7461Fox
2Jurassic Park III$2,320,799-14%3,4395$675$132,461,9022Universal
3America's Sweethearts$1,805,172-14%3,0110$600$64,825,8412Sony / Columbia
4The Score$766,505-11%2,21151$347$51,541,8703Paramount
5The Fast and the Furious$572,684-9%2,385-347$240$134,267,1096Universal
7Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within$204,507-19%2,028-621$101$30,971,9653Sony / Columbia