'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 Mon, Sep. 29 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Sep. 29 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Rundown$1,197,125-75%3,152--$380$19,751,3511Universal
2Under the Tuscan Sun$773,666-70%1,226--$631$10,524,2481Disney
3Underworld$721,284-72%2,92813$246$37,745,9792Sony / Screen Gems
4Secondhand Lions$490,762-78%3,03825$162$23,958,6422New Line
5Once Upon a Time in Mexico$362,101-73%2,922-367$124$49,329,6183Sony / Columbia
6Cold Creek Manor$295,357-73%2,0350$145$14,939,9122Disney
7The Fighting Temptations$292,188-81%2,0260$144$20,407,9602Paramount
8Matchstick Men$292,172-71%2,666-45$110$30,996,7823Warner Bros.
10Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl$141,666-77%1,443-303$98$295,855,15012Disney