Grosses

'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 Mon, Aug. 20 2001

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Aug. 20 2001LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1American Pie 2$2,641,494-57%3,0729$860$89,920,7032Universal
2Rush Hour 2$2,283,969-61%3,080-38$742$168,216,9613New Line
3Rat Race$1,512,951-56%2,550--$593$13,175,9281Paramount
4The Princess Diaries$1,475,109-47%2,72620$541$71,722,0973Disney
5The Others$1,440,741-57%2,153475$669$33,614,6532Miramax
6Planet of the Apes (2001)$786,893-66%3,060-341$257$162,029,3814Fox
7Captain Corelli's Mandolin$725,812-63%1,595--$455$7,934,4771Universal
8Jurassic Park III$503,790-62%2,516-659$200$168,833,0835Universal