'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, Dec. 15 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Dec. 15 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Maid in Manhattan$4,646,914-38%2,838--$1,637$18,712,7221Sony / Columbia
2Star Trek: Nemesis$4,205,040-36%2,711--$1,551$18,512,7021Paramount
4Die Another Day$2,023,833-43%3,37730$599$131,855,2494MGM
5Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets$2,008,679-30%3,025-362$664$222,623,7595Warner Bros.
6The Hot Chick$1,765,559-42%2,217--$796$7,402,4671Disney
7Analyze That$1,370,891-45%2,6350$520$19,779,7192Warner Bros.
8The Santa Clause 2$1,205,890-35%2,207-149$546$125,425,4437Disney
9Treasure Planet$1,005,231-32%2,192-1035$459$27,906,6913Disney
10Eight Crazy Nights$460,552-43%2,177-326$212$22,551,2303Sony / Columbia