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 Tue, Dec. 23 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Dec. 23 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King$12,476,342-8%3,703--$3,369$150,139,8021New Line
2Mona Lisa Smile$2,281,387-1%2,677--$852$16,120,9181Sony / Columbia
3Something's Gotta Give$1,961,60112%2,6770$733$37,143,8522Sony / Columbia
4Elf$1,878,44221%2,451-425$766$158,261,4907New Line
5The Last Samurai$1,590,73716%2,93830$541$62,447,7633Warner Bros.
6Stuck on You$1,163,2809%3,0074$387$19,217,7842Fox
7The Haunted Mansion$1,045,88310%2,414-587$433$60,799,1694Disney
8Bad Santa$808,01311%2,225-315$363$44,460,7624Miramax / Dimension
9Dr. Seuss' The Cat in the Hat$668,49210%2,121-834$315$95,202,9485Universal
10Love Don't Cost a Thing$575,5070%1,8440$312$12,343,4312Warner Bros.