'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 Sun, Jan. 4 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Jan. 4 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King$7,015,518-34%3,7030$1,895$290,413,6263New Line
2Cheaper by the Dozen$4,569,380-45%3,3079$1,382$85,619,7022Fox
3Cold Mountain$2,514,052-47%2,21653$1,135$43,740,4502Miramax
4Something's Gotta Give$2,452,600-49%2,80899$873$81,208,3264Sony / Columbia
5Peter Pan (2003)$2,123,513-35%2,8130$755$34,180,8412Universal
7Mona Lisa Smile$1,795,209-45%2,71437$661$50,005,3383Sony / Columbia
8The Last Samurai$1,745,775-39%2,401-156$727$90,020,7665Warner Bros.
9The Haunted Mansion$620,884-33%1,501-121$414$70,422,7196Disney
10Stuck on You$582,110-47%2,064-336$282$30,719,5074Fox