'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, Jan. 6 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Jan. 6 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring$6,109,586-40%3,38122$1,807$205,507,3603New Line
2A Beautiful Mind$4,178,860-43%1,8531328$2,255$37,777,6871Universal
3Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius$2,625,524-33%3,1510$833$62,336,8213Paramount
4Ocean's Eleven$2,353,400-53%2,770-305$850$151,964,6495Warner Bros.
5Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone$1,708,915-32%2,681-505$637$300,553,9048Warner Bros.
6Vanilla Sky$1,585,714-51%2,84298$558$80,996,7454Paramount
7Ali$1,537,375-53%2,4460$629$49,466,9172Sony / Columbia
8Kate & Leopold$1,305,112-52%2,467--$529$8,688,3192Miramax
9Monsters, Inc.$932,311-52%1,425-276$654$244,636,84710Disney
10How High$789,926-43%1,2732$621$24,102,3093Universal