'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 Wed, Mar. 26 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Mar. 26 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Bringing Down the House$1,018,024-5%2,87170$355$86,439,4703Disney
2Dreamcatcher$902,095-14%2,945--$306$18,082,4591Warner Bros.
4The Hunted$543,862-6%2,5171$216$25,042,2262Paramount
5Agent Cody Banks$540,705-3%3,3690$160$28,136,0122MGM
6Piglet's Big Movie$437,3863%2,084--$210$7,342,0221Disney
7View from the Top$414,497-10%2,508--$165$8,318,6311Miramax
8Tears of the Sun$366,198-9%2,801-172$131$39,050,1033Sony / Columbia
9Old School$348,584-10%2,033-419$171$68,052,9965DreamWorks
10Boat Trip$290,657-7%1,714--$170$4,735,8281Artisan