'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, Mar. 17 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Mar. 17 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Ice Age$13,603,090-29%3,316--$4,102$46,311,3901Fox
2Resident Evil$4,102,023-40%2,528--$1,623$17,705,8351Sony / Screen Gems
3Showtime$3,524,567-45%2,917--$1,208$15,011,5921Warner Bros.
4The Time Machine$2,787,413-41%2,95814$942$39,937,3762DreamWorks
5We Were Soldiers$2,095,577-30%3,1430$667$52,423,5193Paramount
6All About the Benjamins$1,361,700-38%1,51914$896$17,682,5012New Line
740 Days and 40 Nights$951,850-49%2,312-87$412$29,813,1443Miramax
8A Beautiful Mind$843,599-48%1,533-260$550$149,209,37311Universal
9John Q.$788,360-55%2,019-363$390$65,193,4805New Line
10Return to Never Land$613,905-43%1,895-603$324$45,180,0015Disney