'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, Apr. 15 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Apr. 15 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Changing Lanes$1,228,168-70%2,613--$470$18,357,8991Paramount
2Panic Room$626,616-87%3,11966$201$76,488,4523Sony / Columbia
3The Sweetest Thing$577,924-73%2,670--$216$10,008,0431Sony / Columbia
4Ice Age$554,006-78%3,011-189$184$152,180,5825Fox
5The Rookie (2002)$528,849-73%2,520-4$210$45,812,9933Disney
6High Crimes$472,332-71%2,74730$172$25,491,9212Fox
7Blade II$376,599-70%2,174-387$173$74,624,5684New Line
9National Lampoon's Van Wilder$302,988-70%2,10482$144$13,877,8462Artisan