'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 Sat, Aug. 11 2001

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Aug. 11 2001LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1American Pie 2$15,161,321-8%3,063--$4,950$31,639,6181Universal
2Rush Hour 2$12,799,56724%3,1180$4,105$122,973,4562New Line
3Planet of the Apes (2001)$5,392,90234%3,401-129$1,586$144,818,5623Fox
4The Princess Diaries$5,367,04315%2,706169$1,983$47,931,1852Disney
5The Others$5,207,85210%1,678--$3,104$9,959,8091Miramax
6Jurassic Park III$3,063,76841%3,175-287$965$158,111,0914Universal