'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 Sun, Aug. 5 2001

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Aug. 5 2001LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Rush Hour 2$19,956,946-18%3,118--$6,401$67,411,5791New Line
2Planet of the Apes (2001)$8,000,428-27%3,53030$2,266$123,741,8492Fox
3The Princess Diaries$6,058,501-29%2,537--$2,388$22,864,2971Disney
4Jurassic Park III$3,617,091-28%3,46223$1,045$147,020,5973Universal
5America's Sweethearts$2,096,130-36%3,0110$696$74,674,4803Sony / Columbia
6The Score$1,348,885-81%2,2110$610$62,175,1764Paramount
7The Fast and the Furious$575,349-32%1,620-765$355$136,968,9847Universal