'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, Dec. 28 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Dec. 28 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Meet the Fockers$12,629,157-9%3,518--$3,590$97,061,1911Universal
2Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events$5,281,6370%3,6233$1,458$69,994,7252Paramount
3Fat Albert$3,272,929-2%2,674--$1,224$16,640,2421Fox
4Ocean's Twelve$2,752,187-4%3,2900$837$92,233,9743Warner Bros.
5The Aviator (2004)$2,480,808-9%1,7961756$1,381$15,209,1641Miramax
6The Polar Express$2,328,461-1%2,618-250$889$144,932,6717Warner Bros.
7Spanglish$1,614,4983%2,4413$661$21,371,7812Sony / Columbia
8National Treasure$1,599,8335%2,201-571$727$144,190,3236Disney
9Darkness$1,453,392-15%1,700--$855$9,337,0841Miramax / Dimension
10The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou$1,340,205-11%1,1051103$1,213$7,808,4093Disney