'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 Tue, Feb. 25 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Feb. 25 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Old School$1,540,0894%2,689--$573$20,479,4711DreamWorks
4How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days$738,89225%2,9230$253$65,949,8033Paramount
5The Life of David Gale$551,81320%2,002--$276$8,128,9721Universal
6The Jungle Book 2$438,0756%2,8157$156$26,022,5222Disney
7Dark Blue$375,76211%2,176--$173$4,595,4681MGM / United Artists
8Shanghai Knights$368,73112%2,526-229$146$45,206,3513Disney
9Gods and Generals$338,178-3%1,533--$221$5,361,2251Warner Bros.
10The Recruit$274,58221%1,678-658$164$44,829,9444Disney