Grosses

'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 Thu, Aug. 21 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Aug. 21 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Freddy Vs. Jason$2,207,387-12%3,014--$732$48,046,8071New Line
2S.W.A.T.$1,713,386-3%3,22018$532$77,266,7362Sony / Columbia
3Freaky Friday (2003)$1,601,1621%2,97925$537$65,126,1262Disney
4Open Range$1,333,9690%2,075--$643$19,834,9691Disney
5Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl$1,195,0783%2,710-460$441$253,651,0366Disney
6Uptown Girls$1,188,880-5%2,495--$477$16,711,2931MGM
7Seabiscuit$947,3493%2,46234$385$86,763,8534Universal
8American Wedding$925,905-8%2,985-190$310$85,054,0833Universal
9Spy Kids 3D: Game Over$625,790-2%3,003-385$208$99,502,1164Miramax / Dimension
10Bad Boys II$337,419-1%1,785-664$189$130,294,8195Sony / Columbia