'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, Mar. 16 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Mar. 16 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Bringing Down the House$5,364,755-46%2,8010$1,915$61,288,7852Disney
2Agent Cody Banks$3,705,680-40%3,369--$1,100$14,064,5711MGM
3The Hunted$3,511,497-36%2,516--$1,396$13,482,3841Paramount
4Tears of the Sun$2,455,116-33%2,9730$826$30,719,0972Sony / Columbia
6Old School$1,711,038-40%2,452-255$698$60,776,1694DreamWorks
7How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days$1,027,783-51%2,430-467$423$93,726,3326Paramount
8Willard$931,340-45%1,761--$529$4,011,7291New Line
9Cradle 2 the Grave$824,552-38%2,150-475$384$31,693,4853Warner Bros.