'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 Tue, Aug. 12 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Aug. 12 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1S.W.A.T.$4,047,703-11%3,202--$1,264$45,666,4801Sony / Columbia
2Freaky Friday (2003)$3,264,282-4%2,954--$1,105$39,756,9961Disney
3American Wedding$2,080,345-1%3,1753$655$69,391,7282Universal
4Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl$1,853,8981%3,170-220$585$236,439,6705Disney
6Spy Kids 3D: Game Over$1,291,3651%3,38824$381$89,679,1173Miramax / Dimension
7Lara Croft, Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life$741,0245%3,036-186$244$55,164,0713Paramount
8Bad Boys II$733,5664%2,449-573$300$124,536,3084Sony / Columbia
9Finding Nemo$427,6167%1,502-275$285$325,741,55911Disney
10Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines$228,2046%1,275-635$179$146,436,8106Warner Bros.