'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, Mar. 2 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Mar. 2 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Hitch$1,074,401-9%3,571-4$301$124,675,3983Sony / Columbia
2Diary of a Mad Black Woman$905,708-13%1,483--$611$25,122,5991Lionsgate
3Million Dollar Baby$869,959-10%2,12520$409$67,562,98811Warner Bros.
4Constantine$858,338-7%3,0060$286$53,633,6272Warner Bros.
5Cursed$413,154-17%2,805--$147$11,013,9161Miramax / Dimension
6Man of the House (2005)$362,452-15%2,422--$150$10,090,6381Sony / Columbia
7Because of Winn-Dixie$301,729-9%3,1880$95$23,198,9842Fox
8The Aviator (2004)$254,392-6%1,579-131$161$94,454,95810Miramax
9Sideways$234,9770%1,229-71$191$63,839,85719Fox Searchlight
10Son of the Mask$206,744-13%2,9660$70$14,658,3222New Line