'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 Fri, Aug. 16 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Aug. 16 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1XXX$7,080,15696%3,38814$2,090$68,932,4622Sony / Columbia
3Blue Crush$5,748,103--3,002--$1,915$5,748,1031Universal
4Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams$3,493,94872%3,3070$1,057$37,930,1812Miramax / Dimension
5Austin Powers in Goldmember$2,718,81566%3,113-395$873$177,427,4154New Line
6My Big Fat Greek Wedding$1,589,967204%1,064341$1,494$35,186,49718IFC Films
7Blood Work$1,422,67598%2,5250$563$11,925,0182Warner Bros.
8Road to Perdition$1,087,417102%1,914-297$568$87,596,8126DreamWorks
9The Master of Disguise$1,002,54629%2,137-431$469$28,127,7283Sony / Columbia
10The Adventures of Pluto Nash$727,385--2,320--$314$727,3851Warner Bros.