'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. 12 2001

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Aug. 12 2001LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1American Pie 2$13,477,252-11%3,063--$4,400$45,116,8701Universal
2Rush Hour 2$10,016,279-22%3,1180$3,212$132,989,7352New Line
3The Princess Diaries$4,165,538-22%2,706169$1,539$52,096,7232Disney
4The Others$4,132,844-21%1,678--$2,463$14,092,6531Miramax
5Planet of the Apes (2001)$3,901,925-28%3,401-129$1,147$148,720,4873Fox
6Jurassic Park III$2,286,047-25%3,175-287$720$160,397,1384Universal