Grosses

'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 Wed, Oct. 8 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Oct. 8 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1School of Rock$912,316-14%2,614--$349$23,120,7311Paramount
2Out of Time$880,996-14%3,076--$286$19,248,6921MGM
3Under the Tuscan Sun$645,903-11%1,697471$381$22,753,6852Disney
4The Rundown$535,273-15%3,1542$170$34,526,9112Universal
5Underworld$366,737-19%2,715-213$135$46,100,1253Sony / Screen Gems
6Secondhand Lions$333,6940%3,032-6$110$31,719,5173New Line
7Once Upon a Time in Mexico$198,816-17%2,097-825$95$53,732,4084Sony / Columbia
8Cold Creek Manor$187,585-7%1,938-97$97$18,922,8093Disney
9Matchstick Men$164,017-10%2,007-659$82$34,719,0214Warner Bros.
10The Fighting Temptations$154,294-7%1,762-264$88$25,137,6533Paramount