'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. 30 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Oct. 30 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Grudge$8,806,34514%3,348103$2,630$65,397,2172Sony / Columbia
4Shark Tale$3,711,31172%3,381-275$1,098$145,222,2655DreamWorks
5Shall We Dance (2004)$2,675,99332%2,47657$1,081$32,361,5913Miramax
6Friday Night Lights$1,862,37029%3,00435$620$52,164,0144Universal
7Ladder 49$1,532,98248%2,382-420$644$65,426,8395Disney
8Team America: World Police$1,278,52220%2,335-285$548$26,506,4513Paramount
9Surviving Christmas$1,111,94344%2,7555$404$7,433,4612DreamWorks
10Taxi (2004)$959,19947%1,884-473$509$32,202,9944Fox