'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, Jan. 28 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Jan. 28 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Butterfly Effect$1,279,6500%2,605--$491$20,954,0071New Line
2Along Came Polly$882,8393%2,99511$295$55,842,9642Universal
3The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King$576,6826%2,558-445$225$339,473,5906New Line
4Big Fish$482,0314%2,438-76$198$50,340,7067Sony / Columbia
5Mystic River$460,7177%1,3271194$347$60,021,36115Warner Bros.
6Cold Mountain$443,592-3%2,8020$158$73,886,9445Miramax
7Win a Date with Tad Hamilton!$421,11112%2,711--$155$8,522,3051DreamWorks
8Something's Gotta Give$409,3399%2,143-359$191$108,132,6937Sony / Columbia
9Cheaper by the Dozen$344,29221%2,810-215$123$123,467,3155Fox
10Torque$243,1452%2,4630$99$18,015,2822Warner Bros.