'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, Jun. 23 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Jun. 23 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1White Chicks$4,216,156--2,412--$1,748$4,216,1560Sony / Columbia
2DodgeBall: A True Underdog Story$4,007,418-23%2,694--$1,488$44,865,3531Fox
3Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban$2,155,396-17%3,805-50$566$198,055,1233Warner Bros.
4The Terminal$2,087,009-14%2,811--$742$25,812,2471DreamWorks
5Shrek 2$1,824,874-20%3,306-537$552$384,612,4245DreamWorks
7The Stepford Wives$1,121,771-15%3,0570$367$42,675,6652Paramount
8The Chronicles of Riddick$908,228-22%2,7570$329$45,738,9502Universal
9Around the World in 80 Days (2004)$823,254-19%2,801189$294$13,123,1081Disney
10The Day After Tomorrow$774,311-24%2,667-410$290$170,069,8144Fox