'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 Tue, Oct. 7 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Oct. 7 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1School of Rock$1,062,724-30%2,614--$407$22,208,4151Paramount
2Out of Time$1,027,118-11%3,076--$334$18,367,6961MGM
3Under the Tuscan Sun$727,29814%1,697471$429$22,107,7822Disney
4The Rundown$632,853-9%3,1542$201$33,991,6382Universal
5Underworld$453,550-3%2,715-213$167$45,733,3883Sony / Screen Gems
6Secondhand Lions$333,439-21%3,032-6$110$31,385,8233New Line
7Once Upon a Time in Mexico$238,8665%2,097-825$114$53,533,5924Sony / Columbia
8Cold Creek Manor$202,0915%1,938-97$104$18,735,2243Disney
9Matchstick Men$182,7261%2,007-659$91$34,555,0044Warner Bros.
10The Fighting Temptations$165,147-32%1,762-264$94$24,983,3593Paramount