'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 Fri, Apr. 11 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Apr. 11 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Anger Management$15,375,320--3,551--$4,330$15,375,3201Sony / Columbia
2Phone Booth$2,357,991156%2,4898$947$21,456,1012Fox
3What a Girl Wants$1,834,601231%2,9640$619$15,537,2872Warner Bros.
4Bringing Down the House$1,361,725164%2,830-80$481$114,476,8736Disney
5A Man Apart$1,327,162116%2,49536$532$15,148,7462New Line
6Head of State$1,195,815170%2,256101$530$28,149,1263DreamWorks
8The Core$926,204129%3,0190$307$23,375,7433Paramount
9Basic$611,21458%2,246-630$272$22,249,0863Sony / Columbia
10Agent Cody Banks$395,98688%2,007-324$197$41,255,7015MGM