'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 Tue, Dec. 25 2001

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Dec. 25 2001LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring$11,570,06858%3,359--$3,444$94,029,3391New Line
2Ali$10,216,477--2,446--$4,177$10,216,4770Sony / Columbia
3Ocean's Eleven$4,397,95994%3,0750$1,430$102,009,7283Warner Bros.
4Vanilla Sky$2,975,699107%2,7442$1,084$49,496,4232Paramount
5Kate & Leopold$2,562,002--2,449--$1,046$2,562,0020Miramax
6Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius$2,166,198-15%3,139--$690$18,554,7141Paramount
7How High$2,076,528245%1,266--$1,640$9,781,3431Universal
8Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone$1,936,65013%3,311-111$585$267,894,3246Warner Bros.
9Not Another Teen Movie$1,496,177269%2,3650$633$23,305,7732Sony / Columbia
10Joe Somebody$1,169,00279%2,506--$466$5,377,3391Fox