'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, Sep. 4 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Sep. 4 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Jeepers Creepers II$651,014-13%3,124--$208$20,722,3861MGM / United Artists
2Open Range$514,342-5%2,24481$229$45,108,3933Disney
3Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl$457,473-7%2,227-177$205$276,559,6648Disney
4S.W.A.T.$434,137-8%2,781-423$156$104,213,6974Sony / Columbia
6Freddy Vs. Jason$375,4484%2,929-85$128$75,113,5203New Line
7Freaky Friday (2003)$301,739-13%3,0679$98$92,040,1824Disney
8American Wedding$226,568-7%1,810-657$125$98,474,8005Universal
9The Medallion$219,421-8%2,6524$83$17,660,6422Sony / TriStar
10The Italian Job$216,486-4%1,9641900$110$101,586,31714Paramount