'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 Sat, Sep. 27 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Sep. 27 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Rundown$7,675,10327%3,152--$2,435$13,711,6411Universal
2Under the Tuscan Sun$4,106,54634%1,226--$3,350$7,176,5251Disney
3Underworld$3,970,79239%2,92813$1,356$34,437,9722Sony / Screen Gems
4Secondhand Lions$3,712,05961%3,03825$1,222$21,223,2522New Line
5The Fighting Temptations$3,119,03578%2,0260$1,540$18,598,5142Paramount
6Once Upon a Time in Mexico$2,166,80747%2,922-367$742$47,602,4533Sony / Columbia
7Matchstick Men$2,016,04851%2,666-45$756$29,698,0553Warner Bros.
8Cold Creek Manor$1,994,89752%2,0350$980$13,546,8822Disney
10Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star$1,474,888100%1,953-130$755$20,039,7244Paramount