Grosses

'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 Wed, Jan. 1 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Jan. 1 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers$11,040,80731%3,6220$3,048$229,636,0062New Line
2Catch Me If You Can (2002)$9,085,25115%3,1560$2,879$71,659,3101DreamWorks
3Two Weeks Notice$4,716,65927%2,7550$1,712$54,917,5702Warner Bros.
4Gangs of New York$3,550,80665%2,19020$1,621$37,881,9672Miramax
5Maid in Manhattan$3,407,20040%2,93830$1,160$65,537,7753Sony / Columbia
6The Wild Thornberrys Movie$2,156,98914%3,0120$716$24,571,1082Paramount
7Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets$2,128,55122%2,5050$850$246,001,1847Warner Bros.
8Drumline$2,013,906101%1,661-176$1,212$41,131,5823Fox
9The Hot Chick$1,319,25995%2,2460$587$25,316,5833Disney
10Die Another Day$1,296,00120%1,8750$691$150,068,8806MGM