'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, Jul. 20 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Jul. 20 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Bad Boys II$13,435,866-17%3,186--$4,217$46,523,3031Sony / Columbia
2Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl$10,433,885-20%3,35990$3,106$133,007,7782Disney
3The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen$3,007,050-24%3,0020$1,002$42,531,4002Fox
4Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines$2,820,008-23%3,404-100$828$127,893,9073Warner Bros.
5Johnny English$2,616,349-23%2,236--$1,170$9,134,0291Universal
6Finding Nemo$1,979,507-24%2,480-163$798$303,794,5418Disney
7Legally Blonde 2: Red, White and Blonde$1,689,736-28%3,205-170$527$75,455,9543MGM
8How to Deal$1,344,411-24%2,319--$580$5,811,5921New Line
9Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle$1,081,031-26%2,261-941$478$89,235,1794Sony / Columbia
1028 Days Later$776,082-19%1,310-86$592$33,399,1284Fox Searchlight