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.
|#||Title||Wed, Jan. 1 2003||Locations||Avg.||Total||Wks.||Dist.|
|1||The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers||$11,040,807||31%||3,622||0||$3,048||$229,636,006||2||New Line|
|2||Catch Me If You Can (2002)||$9,085,251||15%||3,156||0||$2,879||$71,659,310||1||DreamWorks|
|3||Two Weeks Notice||$4,716,659||27%||2,755||0||$1,712||$54,917,570||2||Warner Bros.|
|4||Gangs of New York||$3,550,806||65%||2,190||20||$1,621||$37,881,967||2||Miramax|
|5||Maid in Manhattan||$3,407,200||40%||2,938||30||$1,160||$65,537,775||3||Sony / Columbia|
|6||The Wild Thornberrys Movie||$2,156,989||14%||3,012||0||$716||$24,571,108||2||Paramount|
|7||Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets||$2,128,551||22%||2,505||0||$850||$246,001,184||7||Warner Bros.|
|9||The Hot Chick||$1,319,259||95%||2,246||0||$587||$25,316,583||3||Disney|
|10||Die Another Day||$1,296,001||20%||1,875||0||$691||$150,068,880||6||MGM|