'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 Mon, Mar. 10 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Mar. 10 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Bringing Down the House$2,054,085-74%2,801--$733$33,155,2761Disney
2Tears of the Sun$1,345,578-70%2,973--$453$18,401,4881Sony / Columbia
3Old School$836,481-66%2,707-35$309$51,605,9573DreamWorks
5How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days$480,335-69%2,897-26$166$87,366,2365Paramount
6Cradle 2 the Grave$476,258-74%2,6250$181$27,358,6602Warner Bros.
7The Jungle Book 2$360,597-75%2,553-261$141$39,882,7504Disney
9Shanghai Knights$208,654-71%1,905-610$110$54,955,7685Disney
10The Life of David Gale$177,628-68%1,872-131$95$17,288,3173Universal