'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 Sat, Jan. 24 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Jan. 24 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Along Came Polly$7,592,06551%2,99511$2,535$49,536,2532Universal
2The Butterfly Effect$6,878,70114%2,605--$2,641$12,923,1031New Line
3Big Fish$3,340,15970%2,438-76$1,370$47,130,8727Sony / Columbia
4Win a Date with Tad Hamilton!$3,203,72822%2,711--$1,182$5,838,4171DreamWorks
5Cheaper by the Dozen$3,163,518105%2,810-215$1,126$120,853,8295Fox
6The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King$3,158,131109%2,558-445$1,235$335,705,5926New Line
7Cold Mountain$2,418,52088%2,8020$863$71,283,5195Miramax
8Torque$2,012,73354%2,4630$817$16,106,7752Warner Bros.
9Something's Gotta Give$1,984,65085%2,143-359$926$106,092,8287Sony / Columbia
10Mystic River$1,617,754119%1,3271194$1,219$57,767,97915Warner Bros.