'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, Aug. 13 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Aug. 13 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1S.W.A.T.$3,239,917-20%3,202--$1,012$48,906,3971Sony / Columbia
2Freaky Friday (2003)$2,843,692-13%2,954244$963$42,600,6881Disney
3American Wedding$1,714,140-18%3,1753$540$71,105,8682Universal
4Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl$1,651,335-11%3,170-220$521$238,091,0055Disney
6Spy Kids 3D: Game Over$1,058,898-18%3,38824$313$90,738,0153Miramax / Dimension
7Lara Croft, Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life$637,421-14%3,036-186$210$55,801,4923Paramount
8Bad Boys II$634,924-13%2,449-573$259$125,171,2324Sony / Columbia
9Finding Nemo$375,572-12%1,502-275$250$326,117,13111Disney
10Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines$193,203-15%1,275-485$152$146,630,0136Warner Bros.