'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 Thu, Jun. 3 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Jun. 3 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Shrek 2$5,075,193-6%4,22360$1,202$276,595,3252DreamWorks
2The Day After Tomorrow$4,144,614-14%3,425--$1,210$100,610,5721Fox
3Raising Helen$1,075,915-1%2,717--$396$17,514,8231Disney
4Troy$1,037,111-4%3,4110$304$113,313,3943Warner Bros.
5Mean Girls$502,450-1%2,618-436$192$75,235,7315Paramount
6Van Helsing$463,050-3%2,891-527$160$112,160,2284Universal
7Soul Plane$380,210-4%1,566--$243$8,231,9891MGM
8Man on Fire (2004)$195,188-5%1,426-678$137$74,331,2586Fox
913 Going on 30$115,4591%1,164-864$99$54,900,5186Sony / Columbia