'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, Dec. 15 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Dec. 15 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Something's Gotta Give$1,487,792-61%2,677--$556$17,552,2771Sony / Columbia
2The Last Samurai$1,303,362-66%2,9080$448$48,178,8562Warner Bros.
3Stuck on You$632,778-70%3,003--$211$10,043,5331Fox
4Bad Santa$529,436-66%2,540449$208$36,253,7793Miramax / Dimension
5Elf$404,271-74%2,876-243$141$147,929,8446New Line
6The Haunted Mansion$292,818-83%3,001-121$98$54,042,5083Disney
7Love Don't Cost a Thing$285,746-76%1,844--$155$6,600,1871Warner Bros.
8Honey (2003)$275,450-72%1,97230$140$20,053,5412Universal
9Gothika$271,591-60%1,806-399$150$54,206,5754Warner Bros.
10Love Actually$226,294-55%1,566-106$145$52,401,9766Universal