'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 Fri, Jan. 3 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Jan. 3 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers$7,576,61019%3,6220$2,092$243,591,0243New Line
2Catch Me If You Can (2002)$6,596,64242%3,17014$2,081$82,892,6582DreamWorks
3Two Weeks Notice$3,761,62036%2,7550$1,365$61,445,9683Warner Bros.
4Maid in Manhattan$2,917,15634%3,050112$956$70,623,9284Sony / Columbia
5Gangs of New York$2,165,20515%2,305135$939$41,923,0113Miramax
6The Wild Thornberrys Movie$1,773,36022%2,881-131$616$27,792,6163Paramount
7Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets$1,431,913-1%2,015-490$711$248,881,6318Warner Bros.
8The Hot Chick$1,273,05441%2,160-86$589$27,494,7884Disney
9Die Another Day$944,82024%1,808-67$523$151,775,5587MGM
10Star Trek: Nemesis$768,11332%2,423-219$317$37,951,8914Paramount