'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, Aug. 29 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Aug. 29 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Jeepers Creepers II$5,312,507--3,124--$1,701$5,312,5071MGM / United Artists
2Freaky Friday (2003)$2,466,151201%3,0679$804$80,706,6514Disney
3S.W.A.T.$2,234,062158%2,781-423$803$94,156,2754Sony / Columbia
4Open Range$1,965,891145%2,24481$876$34,701,1523Disney
5Freddy Vs. Jason$1,939,597146%2,929-85$662$67,228,1203New Line
6Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl$1,915,756157%2,227-177$860$266,115,0568Disney
8Uptown Girls$1,232,467140%2,166-329$569$26,050,7133MGM
9The Medallion$1,232,005138%2,6524$465$11,886,9682Sony / TriStar
10My Boss's Daughter$1,064,878149%2,2065$483$8,168,1312Miramax / Dimension