'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, Dec. 30 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Dec. 30 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers$10,094,418-32%3,6220$2,787$210,152,8422New Line
2Catch Me If You Can (2002)$6,051,764-31%3,156--$1,918$54,699,9861DreamWorks
3Two Weeks Notice$3,428,184-23%2,7550$1,244$46,472,3962Warner Bros.
4Maid in Manhattan$2,753,015-25%2,93872$937$59,703,3883Sony / Columbia
5Gangs of New York$2,300,362-33%2,190686$1,050$32,180,9292Miramax
6The Wild Thornberrys Movie$2,094,270-2%3,0120$695$20,515,9202Paramount
7Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets$1,822,842-12%2,505-245$728$242,134,9377Warner Bros.
9The Hot Chick$1,119,606-22%2,24629$498$23,321,7773Disney
10Die Another Day$985,288-23%1,875-200$525$147,692,7936MGM