'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 Sat, Dec. 21 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Dec. 21 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers$22,752,30918%3,622--$6,282$82,015,2401New Line
2Two Weeks Notice$5,438,42717%2,755--$1,974$10,070,9961Warner Bros.
3Maid in Manhattan$4,078,12824%2,86628$1,423$31,911,7192Sony / Columbia
4Gangs of New York$3,475,68521%1,504--$2,311$6,350,8341Miramax
6The Wild Thornberrys Movie$2,410,77249%3,012--$800$4,029,1931Paramount
7Star Trek: Nemesis$1,757,36438%2,7110$648$25,079,1182Paramount
8Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets$1,709,96470%2,750-275$622$227,168,5896Warner Bros.
9The Hot Chick$1,686,10613%2,2170$761$12,380,9282Disney
10Die Another Day$1,624,73351%2,075-1302$783$137,168,0725MGM