'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, Mar. 4 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Mar. 4 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1We Were Soldiers$1,660,111-69%3,143--$528$21,873,2391Paramount
240 Days and 40 Nights$891,420-71%2,225--$401$13,123,5901Miramax
3John Q.$549,817-75%2,456-49$224$52,205,5893New Line
4Queen of the Damned$447,121-73%2,5110$178$24,364,7572Warner Bros.
6Return to Never Land$377,709-84%2,618-8$144$36,061,5353Disney
7A Beautiful Mind$333,618-73%1,962-107$170$139,268,1619Universal
8Big Fat Liar$223,063-86%2,232-205$100$39,254,9814Universal
9The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring$220,225-78%1,303-207$169$287,791,67311New Line
10Crossroads (2002)$174,906-83%2,301-80$76$31,379,7543Paramount