'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, Jan. 11 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Jan. 11 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Just Married$7,372,45117%2,766--$2,665$13,680,5401Fox
2The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers$6,637,76870%3,477-145$1,909$279,200,5314New Line
3Catch Me If You Can (2002)$6,597,16645%3,22555$2,046$115,888,7473DreamWorks
4Two Weeks Notice$2,960,12839%2,7550$1,074$77,243,2124Warner Bros.
5Maid in Manhattan$2,349,78355%2,926-124$803$82,566,5415Sony / Columbia
6Gangs of New York$2,065,04346%2,34035$882$53,576,5574Miramax
7Antwone Fisher$1,676,18742%1,007815$1,665$9,503,1134Fox Searchlight
8The Wild Thornberrys Movie$1,389,852252%2,608-273$533$34,108,2294Paramount
10Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets$1,102,423145%1,550-465$711$254,602,4629Warner Bros.