'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. 24 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Mar. 24 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Dreamcatcher$1,108,655-69%2,945--$376$16,137,2411Warner Bros.
2Bringing Down the House$1,001,978-72%2,87170$349$84,351,9743Disney
4The Hunted$527,573-69%2,5171$210$23,917,4822Paramount
5Agent Cody Banks$508,092-80%3,3690$151$27,040,6422MGM
6View from the Top$433,614-69%2,508--$173$7,445,2481Miramax
7Piglet's Big Movie$379,618-79%2,084--$182$6,478,0891Disney
8Tears of the Sun$362,007-66%2,801-172$129$38,280,2363Sony / Columbia
9Old School$355,137-62%2,033-419$175$67,316,1595DreamWorks
10Boat Trip$315,164-69%1,714--$184$4,131,3881Artisan