'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 Sun, Feb. 2 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Feb. 2 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Recruit$4,108,372-40%2,376--$1,729$16,301,7311Disney
2Final Destination 2$3,670,762-45%2,834--$1,295$16,021,8221New Line
3Kangaroo Jack$2,871,081-33%2,8480$1,008$45,889,8013Warner Bros.
4Biker Boyz$2,448,025-41%1,766--$1,386$10,105,3381DreamWorks
5The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers$1,528,653-35%2,175-491$703$316,027,4997New Line
6Darkness Falls$1,480,478-53%2,86528$517$21,802,7502Sony / Columbia
7Catch Me If You Can (2002)$1,244,389-49%2,316-460$537$152,164,9226DreamWorks
8About Schmidt$1,200,589-43%1,2360$971$42,505,2508New Line
9National Security$1,118,449-44%2,494-235$448$32,351,2343Sony / Columbia
10Just Married$1,078,759-51%2,408-297$448$49,731,0504Fox