'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 Sat, Oct. 23 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Oct. 23 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Grudge$15,584,9787%3,245--$4,803$30,142,0311Sony / Columbia
2Shark Tale$6,512,34179%3,656-292$1,781$132,821,3874DreamWorks
3Shall We Dance (2004)$3,681,94038%2,419647$1,522$22,176,1232Miramax
4Friday Night Lights$3,087,83826%2,969205$1,040$45,858,7713Universal
5Team America: World Police$2,624,54521%2,62081$1,002$20,524,9012Paramount
6Ladder 49$2,439,54545%2,802-453$871$60,162,1734Disney
7Surviving Christmas$1,888,25436%2,750--$687$3,278,1951DreamWorks
8Taxi (2004)$1,857,46252%2,357-644$788$28,679,2613Fox
9The Forgotten$1,445,18227%2,253-515$641$61,301,6175Sony / Columbia
10Raise Your Voice$505,63560%1,509-1012$335$9,201,1553New Line