'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, Sep. 21 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Sep. 21 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow$878,788-5%3,170--$277$17,384,2891Paramount
2Resident Evil: Apocalypse$648,5031%3,2840$197$38,323,2622Sony / Screen Gems
4Cellular$462,68712%2,7490$168$20,588,9462New Line
5Mr. 3000$426,8900%2,736--$156$9,532,2191Disney
6Hero (2002)$242,39811%1,926-249$126$46,558,5874Miramax
7Without a Paddle$216,83715%2,610-144$83$50,730,9345Paramount
9The Bourne Supremacy$142,33616%1,236-258$115$170,708,7719Universal
10Napoleon Dynamite$136,903-9%1,024103$134$33,626,77715Fox Searchlight