'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, May. 18 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, May. 18 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Troy$4,214,820-8%3,411--$1,236$55,656,6701Warner Bros.
2Van Helsing$1,359,135-5%3,5805$380$87,885,5302Universal
3Mean Girls$649,6655%3,01543$215$56,675,5503Paramount
4Man on Fire (2004)$466,7366%2,650-196$176$65,078,5964Fox
513 Going on 30$316,44616%2,656-502$119$49,108,5024Sony / Columbia
6Breakin' All the Rules$295,514-11%1,318--$224$5,716,0541Sony / Screen Gems
7Kill Bill Vol. 2$230,6309%1,401-551$165$61,297,1365Miramax
8Laws of Attraction$177,18714%2,003-446$88$15,643,9663New Line
9New York Minute$172,5664%3,0060$57$11,121,2042Warner Bros.